eWeek: "Beware how you Google! Security researchers warn that a one-letter
typo in Google's domain name could lead to a massive virus- and spyware-infection
attack. Be warned by Adware Punisher"
Network World Fusion: "Widespread attack cripples computers with spyware!
An insidious new Internet attack that hijacks a victim's Internet connection and
stealthily installs a barrage of adware and spyware is targeting businesses and
organizations across the U.S."
Yahoo News: "According to data gathered from scans performed by the Panda
ActiveScan, spyware and adware represent 60 percent of all examples of malware
detected between January and March 2005."
Creativematch UK: "According to Dell technical support, nowadays 12 percent
of their support calls involve problems related to some kinds of Spyware. Microsoft
reports that 50 percent of all computer crushes are caused by Spyware viruses and
Net Security: "Phishing spyware, a type of online fraud that tries to steal
confidential data from users by spoofing emails from reliable sources such as banks,
has increased at a monthly rate of 20 percent during the first quarter of this year,
in terms of the number of new emails using this kind of fraud."
www.drweb.com, www.trendmicro.com, www.clamwin.com, www.bestevirusscanner.net, www.bestevirusscanner.nl
www.fortinet.com, www.gdatasoftware.com, www.trustport.com, www.webroot.com