The top ten in the virus list for 2005 are Zafi-D at top-spot; Netsky-P at second position; Sober-Z at third place; Sober-N at fourth spot; Zafi-B at fifth position; Mytob-BE at sixth place; Mytob-AS at seventh spot; Netsky-D at eighth position; Mytob-GH at ninth place; and Mytob-EP at tenth spot.More info over here.
According to the report, on an average one in every 44 emails in 2005 was viral, with the figure rising to one in twelve during major out-breaks. Almost 15,907 new malware threats were identified during the course of the year.
Malware threats increased by 48 percent
Posted on Thursday, December 08 2005 @ 2:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sophos has revealed the top ten malware threats of 2005 and says that 2005 saw a 48 percent rise in the number of new threats.