NEWS FROM THE LAB - Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Half-a-Million Posted by Sean @ 14:48 GMT

Our recent Data Security Wrap-up predicted we'd reach half-a-million malware detections by the end of the year.

And in fact — we did reach 500K of detections during the last week of December. Quite the way to end 2007…

Malware Growth by Year

Work in the Response Labs continued during the holiday season, but with reduced staffing. So now we've had a bit of rest and are recharged for the year ahead.

That's a good thing too because we predict that 2008 will be busier than ever.