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Online threats revealed by McAfee

24th May 2010

Security company McAfee has revealed that the most common security threats online come from USB worms and password-stealing Trojans.

USB worms are spread via USB drives and can infect a computer as soon as the USB is inserted into the machine. It can also send copies of itself to other computers on a network.

As well as infections originating from portable storage devices, the other most widespread security issues come from password-stealing Trojans.

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