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The polymorphic file infector Win32.Sality.OG reached a higher position compared to the previous month with 2.31 percent and finished sixth. Also Trojan.Autorun.AET rises to a position in the BitDefender ranking (seventh, 2.20 percent). The malicious code spread folder shared in Windows as well as on removable media. Once inserted a disk infected with him, he uses the Autorun feature in Windows start automatically by malicious applications. Worm.Autorun.VHG (1.49%), ranked eight occupied an Internet and network worm that exploits the Windows MS08-067 vulnerability to remotely using one specially prepared RPC(Remote Procedure Call) package itself perform.

Position the two newcomer of the month followed by nine and ten almost neck and neck. Trojan.Swizzor. 6 (ninth, 1.22 percent) is another variant of the swizzor family. Under most conditions technology investor would agree. This Downloader try to install and run new threats on computers. The treacherous on this Trojan: He creates a special file key in the Windows registry, which creates a copy of the Trojan at every Windows reboot.

The top 10 includes Gen:Adware.Heur.wq0@j4oukhei 1.21 percent of global infections. This threat includes a wide range of adware applications, in particular the NaviPromo family. Top ten of the BitDefender-E-threat report in October 2009: position name percentage 1 Trojan.Clicker.CM 9,47 2 Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen 8.54 3 Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen 5,29 4 Trojan.Wimad.Gen. 1 4.90 5 Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen 4.84 6 Win32.Sality.OG 2.31 7 Trojan.Autorun.AET 2.20 8 Worm.Autorun.VHG 1.49 9 Trojan.Swizzor. 6 1.22 10 Gen:Adware.Heur.wq0@j4oukhei 1.21 other 58,53 about BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats used the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English at. Press contact: BitDefender GmbH Robert-Bosch-str. 2 D-59439 Holzwickede contact person: Hans-Peter Lange PR Manager Tel.: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-330 fax: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-499 email: PR Agency: Sprengel & Partner GmbH nesting first race 3 D-56472 Nisterau contact: Fabian Sprengel Tel.: + 49 (0) 2661 91260-0 E-Mail: