Malware worldwide grows 15 percent in September [CNET News]
The report also details the types of infections plaguing computers, with trojans being the most common at over half of all malware infections. Adware infestations came in second, followed by worms and viruses. The company attributed the significant number of trojan infections to the proliferation of that type of malware designed to sniff out unsuspecting users' financial information and pass it along to criminals.
If you're an Insight customer, we offer free security software to protect against these types of malware threats, available for download at MyInsight.com. I strongly recommend that you take us up on it or purchase your own security to protect your data.