Decoding the data on strategic threats and concerns hovering over the CIO’s radar.

TOP 20 ONLINE SCANNER
Position Change in Name %
position
1 New Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Dlena.cb 3,23
2 New Packed.Win32.PolyCrypt.b 2,87
3 New Trojan-Spy.Win32.ProAgent.21 1,88
4 -1 Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.q 1,52
5 New not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Virtumonde.if 1,43
6 +5 Trojan.Win32.Agent.qt 1,26
7 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.INService.bl 1,17
8 New Virus.VBS.Small.a 1,17
9 Re-entry Trojan-Clicker.Win32.Small.kj 1,08
10 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.dge 1,08
11 New Packed.Win32.Tibs.r 1,08
12 New IM-Worm.Win32.Sohanad.t 0,99
13 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.edb 0,99
14 -8 Email-Worm.Win32.Rays 0,90
15 -14 not-a-virus:Monitor.Win32.Perflogger.163 0,90
16 New not-a-virus:Porn-Dialer.Win32.GBDialer.i 0,81
17 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.ddx 0,81
18 New Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin.ch 0,72
19 New Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.bs 0,63
20 Re-entry Trojan.Win32.Obfuscated.ev 0,63

UPS AND DOWNS

– Organisations vulnerable to hackers 32%

A third of UK organisations have critical vulnerabilities that could beexploited by hackers. This has dropped from 61% in 2006

– Risks in financial sector 16%

Organisations in the financial sector face a growing number ofthreats

Source: NTA Monitor Annual Security Report 2007

– Phishing Field is evening out at the top

The number of phishing emails has dropped by almost two thirds, whilethe number of sites continues to increase. In marked contrast toprevious months, attacks have focused on two targets in almost equalmeasure rather than focusing on one prime target. For the first time,customers of The Cooperative Bank were aggressively targeted by aphishing campaign, while Barclays clients had a relatively peacefulmonth after topping the chart in May.