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Another major problem is potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), which make up more than half of the malware programs counted in the second half of 2013.
65% of malware discovered in 2012 falls into a broader category of Potentially Unwanted Programs (or PUPs).
com, many cybercriminals set up fake typo-squatting sites that lead to malicious downloads, spyware, adware and other potentially unwanted programs.
According to Kaspersky Lab there were 20,704 unique malicious, advertising and potentially unwanted programs detected on consumers' computers in July 2008, with data indicating that approximately 20,000 of them were found 'in the wild'.
McAfee AntiSpyware detects, quarantines, and removes potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), such as spyware, Trojans, dialers, tracking cookies, and persistent marketing programs.
Websites with malicious reputations are influenced by the hosting of malware, potentially unwanted programs, or phishing sites.
The first Top Twenty lists malicious programs, adware and potentially unwanted programs that were detected and neutralised when accessed for the first time, i.
However, with the number of new websites harboring malware and other potentially unwanted programs identified each day reaching a nine month high of 3,618, it indicates that previously used malware is being more widely distributed to other websites.