McAfee reports big spike in malware New malware for the Mac exploded... | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... |
A quarterly threat report found password-stealing Trojans on the rise...


PC malware had its "busiest quarter in recent history," according to McAfee's quarterly security report released Wednesday.


The security company registered the biggest increase in malware in four years during the first quarter of this year, bringing the total number of samples to 83 million. Fake antivirus programs declined in popularity, but software with faked security signatures, rootkits and password-stealing Trojans rose.


===> New malware for the Mac exploded in the second quarter of 2011 <===


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