ACAD/Medre.A, a worm that steals AutoCAD drawings and sends them to remote servers, was recently discovered infecting a great number of computers in Peru and some other Latin American countries.
Duqu and Flame are not the only pieces of malware interested in grabbing AutoCAD files, says ESET researcher Righard Zwienenberg.
A worm posing as a JPG image has seemingly been spotted propagating on Facebook and through various IM applications.
While the volume of spam messages is falling, the number of messages containing malicious attachments increased, meaning that spam is growing more dangerous even as it becomes less prevalent, according to a Bitdefender study.
In the first quarter of 2012 alone, six million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly prevalent malware statistics of previous years, according to PandaLabs.
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