McAfee [MFE]: Microsoft's [MSFT]: Malware Threats Increasing Exponentially, McAfee Report Says

August 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;8/18/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p3
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The article focuses on the report of McAfee which revealed that malware on computer networks reached its highest levels in the first six months of 2010, making this the most active half-year ever for malware production. According to Dmitri Alperovitch of McAfee, the increase indicates that cyber attackers are using what is known as "polymorphic obfuscation." Alperovitch adds that there will be more targeted cyber espionage attacks against both the U.S. government and private sector systems.


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