Don't bring a knife to a gunfight (comment); Regional threats (feature); Malware Penetration Index: a new virus metric (technical feature); A different look at the rootkit installation process (technical feature); eTrust Internet Security Suite (product review)
'The industry needs to look at what can be done to increase its defences, and provide innovative solutions.' Joshua Corman, Internet Security Systems.
Malware prevalence report
The Virus Bulletin prevalence table is compiled monthly from virus reports received by Virus Bulletin; both directly, and from other companies who pass on their statistics.
Kaoru Hayashi examines the increase in attacks that are targeted at specific geographic regions or languages.
Oren Drori and Nicky Pappo introduce their new model for calculating malware penetration probability during an outbreak.
Aleksander Czarnowski takes a look at one of the largely undocumented aspects of penetration testing: rootkit installation for profiling system security at local level.
Matt Ham puts eTrust's ISS package through its paces.
This month's anti-spam news and Tomer Honen explains why being mugged at gunpoint could cost you less than being the target of the next multi-stage phishing attack.