Have you been a victim of 'drive-by' malware?

Tuesday - 4/3/2012, 8:08pm EDT

"Drive-by" malware infected more than ten million computers in February, InfoSecurity reported of a recent statistical analysis from Barracuda Labs. And that's just from people visiting the top 60 most popular websites.

"Drive-by" malware describes files that people download from a site without knowing where it came from or what it really does. More than half of the sites that are spreading malware have been around for more than five years.

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