Kaspersky Lab presents its quarterly report on malware evolution

13 Apr 2006
Virus News

The latest Kaspersky Lab report on malicious code activity from January to March 2006

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, hacker attacks and spam, presents its quarterly analysis report for January - March 2006. The report provides information on the first virus capable of infecting both mobile devices and PCs; and provides detailed information on other burgeoning threats, such as cyber criminals who are resorting to blackmail by encrypting company data then extorting money to decrypt the data; the increasing number of malicious programs for Mac OS X, as well as malicious programs for mobile devices.

The report, written by Kaspersky Lab virus analysts, not only describes and assesses new cyber threats and identifies important trends, it also makes predictions for the evolution of malicious code.

The report is available in full here on the Kaspersky Lab Viruslist.

Please note: information and quotes may be taken from the report but the author and article must be referenced.

About Kaspersky Lab

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.