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Over 5.3 million Upatre infections detected in the US since January

2015/03/14

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers at Microsoft's Malware Protection Center discovered that the U.S. has recorded the largest number of Upatre malware infections in the world at 5,326,970 since January, 7 times more than the next country. Upatre is usually delivered through malicious emails and via botnets, and is used by cybercriminals as a distribution platform for other malware.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Over-5-3-Million-Upatre-Infections-Detected-in-the-US-Since-January-475816.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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