View Full Version : State of Spyware in 2006

01-12-2007, 04:53 AM
I was reading an article in a PC Magazine I buy and there is an article about a report published by Webroot titled "State of Spyware Q2 2006".

I am just downloading the full report from Webroot:


Its an interesting read.

But here are some facts from the article:

Percentage of consumer pcs infected with trojans is 31% compared to just 12% in 2004.

Percentage of consumer pcs infected with spyware is 89% compared with just 72% in 2005.

Percentage of consumer pcs infected with adware is just 6% compared with 21% in 2004. So Adware is down.

Check the full report out, I havnt read it yet but I will glance over it.

01-12-2007, 09:17 PM
I tried to but the site requires registration to view articles.....

Bryce W
01-14-2007, 02:25 PM
Techpro, perhaps you can paste the content here?

For those who dont like signing up to things which they are only going to view once. Try out http://www.10minutemail.com . It gives you a temporary email for ten minutes which is enough time to signup and get the validation email. Then in ten minutes the account gets deleted.

01-15-2007, 02:51 AM
Ok the pdf is on my work computer I will be able to get it tomorrow.

It is only a quick form which requires no vailidation. It took me 1 min.