Libya and Osama bin Laden Dominate Cyber-threats Heading into May; INF/Autorun, the Most-widespread Malware in April

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The death of Osama bin Laden has gone viral with blogs, social media and search engines pumping terabytes of rumor, innuendo and conspiracy theories at the speed of light, along with the occasional kilobyte of truth. That was the state of global malware map after the death of Osama bin Laden that came in early May. Nigerian letters involving Libya was yet another top scam for the past few weeks. For the month of April, ESET’s ThreatSense.Net statistics once again put INF/Autorun in top spot of global malware statistics (6.62%), followed by Win32/Conficker (3.76%) and Win32/PSW.OnlineGames (2.02%).Global Threats According to ESET ThreatSense.Net® (April 2011)


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