by September 20, 2013 0 comments

ESET has published the August 2013 threat report for India. ESET worldwide survey conducted across 100 million computer users, with the most identified malware; INF/Autorun.gen and Win32/Adware.Yonto.A. The survey was conducted through ThreatSe nse.Net < sup>® during the month of August 2013.

According to the report, Win32/Ramnit.F has shrunk and Win32/Ramnit.F has increased as compared to July 2013 threat report. The new malware Win32/Adware.Yontoo.A has started to lead its way to stand second.

INF/Autorun.gen – a generic detection for an “autorun.inf” file created by malware and it can spread through spam, email attachments, malicious websites, unsafe downloads and many other ways.

Win32/Adware.Yonto.A . is an adware – an application designed for delivery of unsolicited advertisements and the file is run-time compressed using NSIS.The adware is usually bundled within installation packages of various legitimate software.

Win32/Ramnit.A, which is a family of multi component malware that spreads to removable drives, steals sensitive information such as saved banking and FTP credentials and browser cookies. The malware may also open a backdoor to await instructions from a remote attacker.

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