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==Synopsis==
 
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This report is based on a survey of IT security professionals and IT executives worldwide. It reports on the seriousness and overall change in the malware threat level by type (destructive virus attacks, spyware attacks, adware attacks, botnet code infections, and hacker tool infections). For each type of malicious code attack, it provides statistics for remediation cost, user hours lost, system downtime, and total cost damages. It then summarizes the annual damages by organization size, and provides historical estimates the total economic impact of malware by year for the period of 1997-2006. Analysis of the top ten malware entities in 2006 is also provided. (51 pp., 36 figs., $295)
  
 
==Additional Notes and Highlights==
 
==Additional Notes and Highlights==
  
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Table of Contents
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  Executive Summary
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  Types of Malware
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  Categories of Malware Damages
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  Major Findings
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  Additional Information About This Study
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  The Scope and Economic Impact of Malware Attacks
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  The Seriousness of Malware Threats
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  Changes in Malware Threat Levels in the Past 12 Months
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  Challenges in Estimating Malware Damages
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  Frequency and Economic Impact of Malware Attacks by Organization
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  Vectors for Malware Infections
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  Analysis of Malware Events by Type
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  Destructive Viruses
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  Spyware
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  Adware
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  Hacker Tools
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  Botnets
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  Economic Impact of Malware Events by Type
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  Worldwide Impact of Malware Events
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  Malware Cost Damages Worldwide 1997-2006
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  Top Ten Malware Events in 2006
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  Financial Impact of Leading Malware Attacks by Year
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  Top Ten All-Time Most Costly Malware Attacks
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  Profiles of the Top Ten Malware Entities of 2006
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  Mytob
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  Sdbot
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  Netsky
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  Sober
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  Nyxem
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  Zafi
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  Bagle
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  Warezov
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  Lovgate
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  Mydoom
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  Demographics

Revision as of 14:23, 3 June 2010

Malware Report: The Economic Impact of Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Botnets, and Other Malicious Code

Full Citation

Bluebook Style

Computer Economics, Inc. (2007): 2007 Malware Report. The Economic Impact of Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Botnets, and Other Malicious Code. Purchase

BibTeX

Categorization

Issues: Cyberwar

Key Words

See the article itself for any key words as a starting point

Synopsis

This report is based on a survey of IT security professionals and IT executives worldwide. It reports on the seriousness and overall change in the malware threat level by type (destructive virus attacks, spyware attacks, adware attacks, botnet code infections, and hacker tool infections). For each type of malicious code attack, it provides statistics for remediation cost, user hours lost, system downtime, and total cost damages. It then summarizes the annual damages by organization size, and provides historical estimates the total economic impact of malware by year for the period of 1997-2006. Analysis of the top ten malware entities in 2006 is also provided. (51 pp., 36 figs., $295)

Additional Notes and Highlights

Table of Contents
 Executive Summary
  Types of Malware
  Categories of Malware Damages
  Major Findings
  Additional Information About This Study

 The Scope and Economic Impact of Malware Attacks
  The Seriousness of Malware Threats
  Changes in Malware Threat Levels in the Past 12 Months
  Challenges in Estimating Malware Damages
  Frequency and Economic Impact of Malware Attacks by Organization
  Vectors for Malware Infections

 Analysis of Malware Events by Type
  Destructive Viruses
  Spyware
  Adware
  Hacker Tools
  Botnets
  Economic Impact of Malware Events by Type

 Worldwide Impact of Malware Events
  Malware Cost Damages Worldwide 1997-2006
  Top Ten Malware Events in 2006
  Financial Impact of Leading Malware Attacks by Year
  Top Ten All-Time Most Costly Malware Attacks

 Profiles of the Top Ten Malware Entities of 2006
  Mytob
  Sdbot
  Netsky 
  Sober 
  Nyxem 
  Zafi 
  Bagle 
  Warezov 
  Lovgate 
  Mydoom 

 Demographics