The computer viruses count has hit 1 Million mark this month. This count includes viruses, worms, trojans and other malicious code threats. This information was revealed by Symantec in their latest edition of bi-annual Internet Security Threat Report.
Thanks to Linux, I need not worry about 99.999% of them.
Here are the few interesting statistics.
- The total number of computer viruses present is around 1,122,311.
- Almost two thirds of them or 499,811 viruses were created during the second half of 2007.
- Almost all of them target Windows operating system.