ESET India Monthly Threat Report identifies LNK/Agent.AK as the Top Threat in April 2014

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ESET, global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, alerts computer users, specifically in India, that LNK/Agent.AK has been identified as the top threat in April 2014 by ESET Virus Labs.


(PressReleasePoint) -MUMBAI, India - May 22, 2014
 
ESET, global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, alerts computer users, specifically in India, that LNK/Agent.AK has been identified as the top threat in April 2014 by ESET Virus Labs.
 
Top Computer Threats in India for the month of April 2014
 
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 Source: ESET ThreatSense.Net® (April 2014)
 
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ESET Virus Labs alerted that LNK/Agent.AK has crossed the attacks caused by INF/Autorun.gen by 0.17% in April 2014. LNK/Agent.AK  entered India in November 2013, wheras it was identifiied globally in Spetember 2013. It is basically a link that concatenates commands to run the real or legitimate application/folder and, additionaly runs the threat in the background. It could become the new version of the autorun.inf threat.

 
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