Kaspersky Lab presents its 2005 report on malware evolution for non-Windows platforms

21 Apr 2006
Virus News

Kaspersky Lab's latest report covers malware for Unix, Linux and Unix-type systems

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, hacker attacks and spam, presents its latest analytical report: 2005: *nix Malware Evolution. The report, by Konstantin Sapronov, a Kaspersky Lab virus analyst, covers the evolution of malware for non-Windows platforms.

This report provides information on the evolution of malware for alternative operating systems, and provides data on the number of malicious programs for a range of operating systems. It also investigates the ways in which malware for alternative platforms may evolve in the future.

The report is available in full at Kaspersky Lab Viruslist. Information contained in the report may be reproduced as long as the source and the author are cited.

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Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com) develops, produces and distributes secure content management solutions that protect customers from IT threats. Kaspersky Lab's products protect both home users and corporate networks from viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, hackers and spam. For many years now, the company has waged a battle against malicious programs, and in doing so has gained unique knowledge and skills that have resulted in Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader and acknowledged expert in the development of secure content management solutions. Today, Kaspersky Lab's products protect more than 200 million users worldwide and its technology is licensed by leading security vendors globally. To find out more about Kaspersky Lab, visit www.kaspersky.com.