In order to make spreading malware (specifically ransomware in the form of rogue anti-virus applications) easier, the same web templates will be used over and over again. Trojan-Downloader.HTML.FraudLoad.a – a new entry in July – is an example of this approach; this detection actually detects one of the stock templates. Such malware is becoming increasingly popular in the world of cybercrime. As a result, a huge number of web sites are appearing which claim that the user's computer is infected, and then download programs which are not only annoying, but also often pose a real threat.
Monthly Malware Statistics – July 2009
By: Kaspersky Security Bulletin
Published: July 2009
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