New Malware Strain Creation Hits Record Levels

Although security vendors continue to do their best to conquer malware, malware authors continue to up the ante. According to Panda Labs’ third-quarter 2013 report, new malware creation is now at an all-time high.

PandaLabs reported that from January to September 2013, there have been nearly 10 million new malware strains identified, which is as many as PandaLabs saw in all of 2012.

There are a number of reasons for such malware strain growth, Luis Corrons, PandaLabs’ technical director, told eWEEK.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
10 Million Pieces of Malware and Counting in 2013: Report

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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