Have a Look at World Malware Map & Fastened Your Seat Belts
Did you hear about the World Malware Map? If you answered “No”, then go through the article to discover what it’s, and discover the distribution, trend and the affluence of the malware kingdom. Findings of the London-based M86 Security, a trusted firm that specializes in Web and email security products and content filtering appliances, are quite interesting as well as eye popping. Its latest report July–December 2011 states that the U.S. continues to be the country that hosts the largest share of malicious Web content, almost 50 percent of the world. The states with the most active malicious servers are (in decreasing order): Florida, California, Texas and Washington. Russia, Germany and China appeared on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th position respectively.
How the Internet cons are traumatizing victims? Reports say that use of stolen or fraudulent digital certificates has become more common, malware are getting embedded itself in various file formats, Blackhole has become the most prevalent exploit kit, fake social media notifications emerged as a mainstream way for spammers to dupe users into clicking links, Facebook continues to be a channel for spam and malware, and more. Amidst the blues lay the factors to cheers, as the overall volume of spam continued to decline in 2011, reaching a four-year low in December 2011.
Nowadays, you are surrounded with antivirus, Internet security software, and antivirus support portals. When it comes to security there are lots of options, the market is full with products endowed with different technologies and don with multitude of features. Microsoft Windows the operating system with the largest share (85%) also houses security software in the form of Microsoft Malware Removal Tool, Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Defender, and features like Action Center, Windows Firewall, Windows Update to put lock on your digital arena, and safeguard it against viruses, spyware and malware. A few Internet service providers and OEMs also bring free or paid antivirus software.
Are you living dangerously or don’t have the Internet protection or antivirus software on your system? Looking to get the one with desired protection levels? Don’t be in haste, take note of the products offered by different security vendors, compare their features (protection, repair, & usability) and prices, match those with your requirement as per the Internet usage, and give attention to the testing reports of renowned institutes and labs like AV-Test, AV-Comparatives, VB100, etc. At times, take reference of antivirus reviews available with tech media portals including PC Magazine, PC World, C-net, Techmagnifier and others to conclude.
Antivirus products have become synonymous to all in one protection, and the term ‘antivirus’ is used in a comprehensive sense that includes features like antivirus, antispyware, antimalware, antirootkits, etc. Even if you have different devices running on different operating systems, you can get the antivirus software of your choice, meaning a single license will be compatible to protect entire digital collection. Worried of technical issues? No way, remote technology has paved the path for instant and secure antivirus help services. In case of issues, the only job is to get in touch with experts through phone or remote screen sharing, and sit relaxed.
Neha - About Author:
The author is a technician at Techvedic technologies, a firm that delivers end to end antivirus support to clients.Email support, antivirus help,computer technical support,antivirus reviews are few services offered at this one platform along with many others.
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