Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday March 05, 2015

2014 A Record Year For Malware

w00t! 2014 was a record year! Sure, it was a record year for malware, but it's still a record. big grin

In an annual report released Monday (PDF), Panda said that in 2014 it detected and eliminated 75 million samples of malicious software -- harmful code also known as malware, which includes things like computer viruses and worms. That's more than double the 30 million new malware strains recorded in 2013 by the company, which provides both home and business computer-security services. On average, 200,000 new malware strains were detected daily in 2014, the firm said.