Three PDF Exploits In The BitDefender Top 10 In April

Gen by a large margin of most dangerous E-threat of the month of new fake Trojan rises to third place a Holzwickede, 06th may 2010 closer together the field of the world’s most threatening E-threats. In the current (www.bitdefender.de) BitDefender ranking of third-placed newcomers Trojan.FakeAV.KUE and the last-placed Trojan Autorun.AET at the rate of infection apart only 0.67 percentage points. Front off AutorunINF marches by a large margin, followed by the well-known Conficker. In addition, a further PDF infector under the top has mixed 10. Thus three exploits vulnerabilities in the Adobe Reader take advantage of. For the third time in a row, AutorunINF is the far most common pest of the month.

While the Trojan holds compromised infection rate the level of the March rankings on removable disk computers, with 13.21 percent. Michael Wirth shines more light on the discussion. Conficker (5.77%) easily loses a character but remains ranked 2, still too few users regularly update your PC to prevent security vulnerabilities in Windows. With A new threat is equal Trojan.FakeAV.KUE (2.72%) on position 3. This threat bothered the PC users with fake warning messages and advertises a fake antivirus program that the user should buy. Spread of the pest through malicious or already infected legal sites is. FakeAV shares rank 3 with top 10 regular”Win32.Sality.OG. This file infector the security software on the infected computer also has a rootkit component, disabled.

The second newcomer of the month is Trojan.Keygen.AX on position 5 (2.66%). As the name already reveals, is spreading this Trojan on illegal websites where patches, cracks and keygens are offered for download. From the following four places, three alone of exploits are ingested, exploit vulnerabilities in the Adobe pdf reader. PDF-JS.Gene positioned themselves on rank 6 (2.57%). This pest tampered with the JavScript engine of the Adobe tools and runs to his malicious code on the respective machine. In the same way contaminate PDF payload (2.34%) and PDF (2.12%) name on the seats 8 and 9 computers all over the world.