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McAfee: DAT 4800 and 200,000+ threads!

McAfee released their DAT file #4800. With this the number of threads will exceed more than 200,000 threads. In September 2004 the number of threads were 100,000. In less than two years this number has doubled.

The McAfee anti-virus not only detects viruses but also other kind of malware:
  • Trojans : 31%
  • Bots and Windows 32 viruses : 28%
  • Scripts and macro viruses : 12%
  • Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) : 3%
  • Old DOS, boot-sectors, windows 3 .1 and miscellaneous threats : 26%

Source: McAfee Avert Labs Blog

Posted: Wed, Jul 5 2006 7:37 by jubo | with no comments
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