30 May 2006 | 4,736 views

Viruses & Malware Monitored on a Dynamic World Map

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F-Secure has an interesting new dynamic world map displaying the various threats and viral hotspots around the world. Viruses and antivirus software is always a big issue, especially for corporates.

Shows how things are heating up when it comes to viruses, malware, trojans and so on.

They make some nice antivirus software too.

F-Secure Worldmap

Check it out:

F-Secure Worldmap

Pretty neat eh.

It’s big business nowdays, especially combined with some intrusion detection or intrusion prevention systems.

Some of the worm type viruses have cost billions of dollars globally, and at the end it’s all down to a bit of social engineering, an e-mail from someone you know with “I Love You” is all it takes.

E-mail filtering is important, but it can’t stop human stupidity…


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    2 Responses to “Viruses & Malware Monitored on a Dynamic World Map”

    1. Gouki 30 May 2006 at 7:28 pm Permalink

      “E-mail filtering is important, but it can’t stop human stupidity…”

      Amen brother, amen!

    2. Laura 2 June 2006 at 6:30 pm Permalink

      Panda has has one of these for quite some time — click on the map at the right for it to expand. Not quite the same feature set, but interesting nonetheless!