Access member only content, take part in discussions with comments on blogs, news and reviews and receive all the latest security industry news directly to your inbox. Join now for free.
Processing registration... Please wait.
This process can take up to a minute to complete.
A confirmation email has been sent to your email address - SUPPLIED EMAIL HERE. Please click on the link in the email to verify your email address. You need to verify your email before you can start posting.
If you do not receive your confirmation email within the next few minutes, it may be because the email has been captured by a junk mail filter. Please ensure you add the domain @scmagazine.com.au to your white-listed senders.
Tuesday is the worst day for security threats around the world, according to a report from SonicWall.
The security firm said Mondays came close behind Tuesdays as the "most active day for threat-related traffic" for much of Europe, the US, China and India.
'Back to school' time and the Christmas holidays were the worst hit by security threats. Trojans peak in September and December, while worms wreak the most havoc in December, and adware is at its worst during September, October and December, the report said.
Boris Yanovsky, vice president of software engineering at SonicWall, said malware was, as ever, on the increase. "The amount of malware has tripled compared to the year 2009. Overall, it is expected to reach twice the levels seen for the same period over the previous two years."
This article originally appeared at pcpro.co.uk
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below or register an account if you don't yet have one. Please read our guidelines on commenting. Offending posts will be removed and your access may be suspended. Abusive or obscene language will not be tolerated. The comments below do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of SC Magazine, Haymarket Media or its employees.