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The following graph and table show the "Risk Distribution by Risk Type of May 2007" as detected and acted upon by the Antivirus service as provided by IRC-IT regarding desktop computers.


Risk Type

Number

%

Security risk

22861

86.2

Viral

2123

8

Adware

1411

5.3

Trackware

79

0.3

Hack tool

22

0.1

Spyware

16

0.1

Heuristic

5

0

Remote access

3

0

Dialer

2

0

Non-Viral malicious

2

0

Jokeware

2

0

The data shows, that protection against malicious computer software to protect Jacobs University's users and resources is an ongoing effort.

(lightbulb) Computers not provided by IRC-IT are required to run a current antivirus software as set forth in Requirements for Use of Private Computers in Jacobs University Network.