Today, we are facing a mass blowout of unseen risk and we are virtually opening our lives to it every time we surf the virtual realm of the Internet world.These are Internet viruses; computer codes or malicious software (Malware) that is unknowingly downloaded into your computer whilst you are surfing the Internet. There are many virus risk, some more serious than others with new viruses created every 1.5 seconds.
On a lower note, there are Internet viruses that break into your system and erase your computer's operating system, creating problems in the system functions or erasing your entire system's memory, all your hard done work and your personal files and data. On a more dangerous note, viruses can be used to steal financial information from your computer and on a worst case scenario, your identity!
Among some of the infamous Internet threats, Trojan made up 61% of all new malware identified in the first Quarter of 2010 while viruses recorded a second at 15.1%.
Zeus or ZBot
Banking Trojans such as Zeus or ZBot and has been plaguing the internet to siphon money from commercial bank accounts and the Clampi Trojan has been victimizing personal online banking customers. These two Trojan are rapidly spreading on the internet and new variants of them are coming up daily.
Cyber criminals have been exploiting weaknesses in various operating software with Botnets to automatically and remotely manage your computer system. Bots are malicious codes that are hidden from view and turns your computer into a zombie and obeys to remote commands. Botnets are a network of bots that can be cultivated into thousands or millions of computers.
One of the most troublesome viruses on the internet nowadays is TDSS. TDSS is a Trojan first detected back in 2008 and it is a combination of two components, a rootkit and a bot. The rootkit hides the Trojan in your system and provides encrypted storage areas for the bot. The bot then infects the computer system and makes it part of a botnet.
Personal Data Theft
Personal Data Theft is the stealing of personal information such as Name, birth dates and individual account numbers from personal, companies, government agencies, colleges and even hospitals as this information are like gold in the underground cyber world. More than 162 million records have been reported stolen in 2007 alone.
Targeted Attacks Using Emails
Targeted Attacks Using Emails are viruses that are spammed over emails. These attacks are designed to either create bots in your computer or to create pop-ups or fake security attacks that lead victims to pay for online anti-viruses that are supposed to kill of the fake attack. Among the infamous malware of this nature is Bredolab. Bredolab is so flexible that it can conceivably be used to perform any tasks that its controller wishes. Variants of this malware have also been used as data stealers.
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