January 4, 2011

Top Viruses in 2010

There are so many different types of computer viruses that show up from time to time, so it is important to understand the differences between these various types. Malwares, Worms, Viruses, Trojans etc.

These are the top threats in the year 2010:

As of November 2010
  • Mal/VB-LP
  • Mal/Krap-I
  • W32/AutoRun-BJS
  • Troj/FakeAV-BVP
  • Troj/FakeAV-BVQ
  • Troj/Cosmu-K
  • Troj/Mdrop-CZQ
  • Troj/BredoZp-BH
  • Troj/Agent-PAQ
  • Troj/Agent-PAP
 Any Anti-virus program that has the name "Anti-Virus" in its product name are the malwares that run behind when you try to install it. For example: Anti-virus 2010, Personal Anti-Virus etc.. These software not only download the malicious infections on to the computer but also take your money. The list of Viruses released by McAfee are:
  • W32/Autorun.worm.q
  • Stuxnet
  • MSIL/Terdial.D
  • Exploit-CVE2010-2568
  • Exploit-CVE2010-0814
  • W32/VBMania@MM
  • MSFT Win SMB Val Vuln
  • Ms IE HO RCE 2746
  • Ms Wind New Cl 3223
  • Ms .NET JIT 3228
  • Ms Wind TLSv1 3229
  • Ms WindOTFont 2741

You can get protection from these by having a good anti-virus with latest updates. Use a good licensed Internet Security program with latest updates. Look here for common security tips


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