The leading antivirus manufacturers think that the malware situation appears rather quiet at the moment. In the main, they consider the risk of newly discovered malware to be low. On their top 20 chart of the most prevalent malware, Conficker takes the top position for the month of June.
Conficker dominates the top 20 charts in Kaspersky Lab’s statistics for the month of June. Yet their conclusion is by far more interesting, as it claims the number of infections due to surfing to infected websites (drive-by infections) is continuously on the rise. To prevent such an infection, it is vital to use automatic updates to keep your operating system, but also any other software running on your PC, up-to-date.
In this regard, you should also make sure to implement all Microsoft updates issued to close security gaps this week.