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Ibm Xforce h1 2009

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IBM Global Technology Services
August 2009
IBM Internet Security Systems
2009 Mid-Year Trendand Risk Report
2009 Mid-Year Trend & Risk Report
Table of Contents
Overview 1
2009 Mid-Year Highlights 1
Vulnerabilities 1Exploitation 2Malware and the Malicious Web 2Spam and Phishing 3
Vulnerabilities 4
First Half of 2009 Vulnerability Disclosure Count 4Vulnerability Disclosures by Severity 5
CVSS Base Scores 6E xloitability Probability Quadrant 7
Vendors with the Most Vulnerability Disclosures 8
Major Shits in the Top Vendor List 9
Availability of Vulnerability Fixes and Patches 10Consequences of Exploitation 11
Web Application Vulnerabilities 13
Web Application Vulnerability Disclosures by Attack Categories 14Web Application Attacks 17
Cross-Site Scripting Attacks 17Injection Attacks 17Inormation Disclosure Attacks 17Web Application Attack Chart 18
Automated SQL Injection Probes and Attacks 20
Operating Systems with the Most Vulnerability Disclosures 21Browser and Other Client-Side Vulnerabilities and Exploits 24
Client-Side Vulnerabilities—Document FormatVulnerabilities Increasing 24Document Format Vulnerabilities 25Browser Vulnerabilities—Firefox Surpasses Internet Explorer 26Exploitation Trends 27
Most Popular Exploits 28Most Popular Exploit Toolkits (2H 2008) 29Obuscation 30
Web Content Trends 32
Analysis Methodology 33Percentage of Unwanted Internet Content 33
Increase o Anonymous Proxies 34
Malicious Web Sites 37
Geographical Location o Malicious Web Links 38Good Web Sites with Bad Links 40
Malware 43
Malware Category Trends 43
Primary Malware Categories 43Trojan Category Breakdown 46
Top Phone Home Locations 50
Concker Started Small 53Researchers Bafed 53P2P Botnet Capability Unveiled 54The “April Fools Computer Worm” 56Monetizing the Botnet 56Lesson Learned 57
Spam 59
Spam Volume 60Types of Spam 61
The Rebirth o Image-Based Spam 62Common Domains in URL Spam 65Common Top Level Domains in URL Spam 70Liespan o Spam URLs 72
Spam—Country of Origin 74
Spam—Country o Origin Trends 74Growth in BRIC Countries 75Spam URLs—Country o Origin 75
Spam—Average Byte Size 75Spam—Most Popular Subject Lines 76Recovery from the McColo Takedown 78
Changes in International Distribution o Spam 78
Phishing 79
Phishing Volume 79Phishing—Country of Origin 80
Phishing URLs—Country o Origin 81
Phishing—Most Popular Subject Lines 81Phishing Targets 83
Phishing—Targets by Industry 83Phishing—Financial Targets by Geography 85
2009 Mid-Year Trend & Risk Report

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