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Top Ten viruses most frequently detected by Panda ActiveScan

07/01/2004. Last month, the Trojan Downloader.GK caused the most incidents in users' computers worldwide, knocking Netsky.P off the top spot

According to data gathered by Panda Software’s free, online scanner, the Trojan Downloader.GK caused the most incidents in users’ computers worldwide in June 2004. The impact of this Trojan has allowed it to take the top spot in the Top Ten ranking of the viruses most frequently detected by Panda ActiveScan, replacing Netsky.P, which held this position in April and May.

Last month, Downloader.GK caused 12.75 percent of incidents followed by Briss.A, at 11.87 percent. Behind these malicious code are Netsky.P (8.34 percent), Sasser.ftp (7.29 percent) and Gaobot.gen(4.74 percent). The bottom half of the ranking includes Qhost.gen, Netsky.D, Downloader.HC, Revop.Fand StartPage.FH.

Virus % frequency
Trj/Downloader.GK 12.75
Trj/Briss.A 11.87
W32/Netsky.P 8.34
W32/Sasser.ftp 7.29
W32/Gaobot.gen 4.74
Trj/Qhost.gen 4.68
W32/Netsky.D 3.5
Trj/Downloader.HC 3.42
Trj/Revop.F 3.23
Trj/StartPage.FH 2.97


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