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Internet Security Hass and Associates Reviews: 90% of Unknown Malware

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90% of unknown
malware is delivered via the web

A new study of
malware takes an unusual approach – instead of analyzing known malware, it
analyzes the unknown malware that traditional defenses miss; and finds that 90%
is delivered from the web rather than via emails.

The study, The
modern malware review, was undertaken by Palo Alto Networks drawing on data
from more than 1000 enterprise customers that use its WildFire firewall option.
Wildfire analyzes unknown files; that is, files that are neither whitelisted
nor blacklisted. It is the unknown files that turned out to be unknown malware
that have been analyzed: some 26,000 samples over a period of 3 months.

90% of the
undetected malware is delivered via web browsing, implying that traditional AV


Added: Mar-31-2013 Occurred On: Mar-31-2013
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