Netsky was the worst computer worm of 2004

Posted on Sunday, Jan 02 2005 @ 19:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to Helsinki-based security firm F-Secure, Netsky.p, a variation that debuted in March 2004, was the most common piece of malicious code in the wild, accounting for nearly one in four (24.3 percent) viruses or worms. Four other Netsky variants made the company's top 10, with the five combined making up a whopping 46 percent of all malware detected by the company during the year.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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