Ferris Research

Detections of new worms have declined noticeably since 2004 – which accounted for the 34.7% – up to 2006, in which only reach 17.1%. This indicates that cybercriminals are concentrating their efforts on those types of malware that provide economic benefits. > PandLabs in 2005 recorded a significant increase in the number of new species of malware received, more than 240%. In total, more than 46,000 new threats from viruses, worms, Trojans, bots and all kinds of malware, faced with the slightly more than 13,000 detected in all of 2004. Within the total figure, especially highlights the incidence of bots, which totaled more than 10,000 new detections in 2005. Instead, they dropped dramatically new species of virus, and remained in significant percentages both like Trojans worms. > The bots have increased by 175% in 2005 compared to the previous year, having detected more than 10,000 copies. The bots account for over 20% of the total number of new malware detected in 2005.

> TruPrevent technologies have detected more than 46,000 copies of unique and unknown malware from your launch in August 2004. > Estimated cost that supposes the Spam for an employee of a company, accounting for only the time that it takes to watch it, is currently more than 3,500 Euros per worker per year. This should add that 98% of the fraud and security problems has its origin in a junk mail. According to the consulting firm Ferris Research estimates, spam was a $ 50 billion global cost in 2005, of whom 17,000 million were enterprises only us. > During the month of May 2006 was recorded an all-time high around the world of attempts by Internet banking fraud, according to data from the RSA anti-fraud command center. A total of 157 brands suffered phishing attacks, of which six were Spanish banks. > The financial entity attacked in 2005 has been BBVA with 55 attacks, followed by 51 Bancaja and Caja Madrid