The following year, hackers will actively use the Blackhole

Posted: December 6, 2012 in IT Security News
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SophosAccording to the report the researchers, most hackers will be based on the use of a set of exploits Blackhole.

Sophos has presented an annual report on cyberthreats, which warned of the distribution of a set of exploits Blackhole, as the most dangerous malware.

According to the researchers, a set of exploits Blackhole, getting in the infected computer with the operation of various vulnerabilities, creates a backdoor to download different viruses.

Experts estimate that this year Blackhole lead among malware in the U.S., where it accounts crouches 30.81% of infected systems. 17.88% of all infected computers were detected in Russia, and the third highest number of incidents were detected by computer systems Chile – 10.77%.

According to experts, in 2012, the most vulnerable are cloud computing, systems BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), database SQL, as well as the mobile operating system Android.

According to the report Sophos, next year, hackers continue to exploit vulnerabilities in SQL databases and basic errors in the web-servers. In addition, according to the researchers, most hackers will be based on the use of a set of exploits Blackhole.

More from Sophos experts report is available here.

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