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The December 2001 Virus Top Twenty

The latest monthly installment of the Kaspersky Virus Top 20 is here. To find out more details about each virus, simply click on the links below.

position virus percentage by occurrence
1 I-Worm.BadtransII
2 Trojan.PSW.Gip 2.5%
4 I-Worm.Sircam 1.4%
5 I-Worm.Magistr 1.1%
6 I-Worm.Aliz 0.9%
7 I-Worm.Nimda 0.6%
8 Trojan.PSW.Hooker 0.5%
9 I-Worm.Goner 0.3%
10 Macro.Word97.Thus
11 I-Worm.Petik
12 I-Worm.Zoher
13 Backdoor.Death
14 Macro.Word97.Furi
15 JS.Trojan.Seeker 0.1%
16 Macro.Word97.Jota 0.1%
17 I-Worm.HappyTime 0.1%
18 Gnutella-Worm.Mandragore 0.1%
19 Macro.Word97.Verlor
20 Macro.Word97.Shore 0.1%

The December 2001 Virus Top Twenty

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