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Top Most Costly Computer Viruses Of All Time

Top most costly computer viruses of all time

Computer viruses are known to destroy data, harm hardware for your system. Some of these viruses can produce damages of billions. Rather a home user or business is targeted, here are recent computer virus statistics you should be aware of. According to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report and Consumer Reports the following home user statistics illustrate the impact of viruses.

  • 1 million households lost money or compromised accounts from misused phishing.
  • 40% of household are affected by viruses.
  • 16 million households have experienced a serious virus problem in the past two years.

Top most costly computer viruses

  • MyDoom – $38 billion
  • So Big – $37.1 billion
  • Code Red – $2 billion
Categories: Security