Computer Threats – Infographics

Computers, like humans, have millions of viruses and bugs — and just like us some don’t have any cures! Isn’t that a cool analogy? And the facts associated with Computer threats, as the following infographics are going to show you, are even cooler!


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Infographic Details: 

In a single year

1.656.227 computer viruses, worms, and trojans were found active. In 2002, there were only 20.000 threats

2.6 million total malicious code threats have been detected

Data breach

23% of all malicious activity was US based

The average cost of a data breach was $6.7 million

27% of data breaches occurred in the education sector


76% of all phishing scams target the financial industry

24% target: ISP, retail, Internet government, online gaming

Fine print

 Credit card info accounts for 32% of all stolen information that was sold. (All your accounts hacked)

 Each card number sells for $0.06 to $30. Each account sells for $10-$1000. Bank account credentials represent another of 19% of sold information

Symantec is the largest developer of computer security software

Spam levels in 2009 +192%

They process 8 billion phishing and spams emails per day

They track over 32.000 vulnerabilities

Spanning 72.000 technologies

And 11.000 vendors

Symantec observes about 75.000 bot-infected machines per day (warning, warning, warning, virus, virus, virus)

13% of them are in China, making it the most infected country

4% are in Buenos Aires, the most infected city

Which browser is looking out for you? (Apple vs. Mozilla)

Apple safari takes 9 days on Avg. between identification of vulnerability and providing a patch to secure it

Mozilla firefox takes less than one day.

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jingyansu choudhury

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