Often, these applications are riddled by their authors with malicious software, so that software pirates infect their computers with malicious code. Two Adware threats occupy the places 7 and 8. Gen: Variant.Adware.Hotbar. 1 (1.84%) installed a browse tool bar and displays advertising pop ups on your screen. In addition, it analyzes the surfing behavior of users. This information then use cybercriminals to redirect search queries of the user to appropriate promotional sites or online stores. Similar works dropped: Adware.Yabector.B (1.78%). This threat captures the browser and redirects also to advertising searches sites or Internet shops.

Worm.Autorun.VHG (1.59%) placed on rank 9, its related Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen is in last place (1.45%). The Infektoren use the Windows autorun feature, they settle on removable media and independently of the user once start his computer boots up. The BitDefender E-threat top 10 November at a glance: position name percentage 1 Java.Exploit.CVE-2010-0840.H 7.62 2 Java.Exploit.CVE-2010-0840.F 4.11 3 PDF: Exploit.JS.V 4.03 4 Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen 4.02 5 Exploit.JPEJ 2.98 6 Application.Keygen.CJ 2.45 7 Gen: Variant.Adware.Hotbar. 1-1.84 8 dropped: Adware.Yabector.B 1.78 9 Worm.Autorun.VHG 1.59 10 Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen 1.45 other 68,15 company description about BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since 2001, BitDefender is a industry-wide pioneer in developing award-winning protection technologies. Every day, the virus protection expert protects computer many million residential and business customers around the world. This BitDefender sells its security solutions worldwide on a wide VAD and reseller network.

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