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News“Learn to code?” Meh. “Build something?” Now we’re talking, says Hopscotch’s Jocelyn Leavitt Pin
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Looking through the rest of the document (page 43/35), the most widely used windows exploit for most of 2013 was one found in 2010. The second most used one was found in 2011. A patched computer would've been immune to these for several years. Cry | :((

The infection rate per OS version table (p65/57) is surprising. it only shows 2013Q3 vs 2013Q4. The Q3 numbers are about what would be expected with Vista/Win7 being infected at half the rate of XP, and W8 being infected at 1/4 the rate. Q4 shows a huge jump in infection detection rates for all OS versions; but the new exploits that hammered systems then had a much smaller impact level on XP than newer versions of windows; with only Win8 having a lower infection rate as a result. I'm a bit surprised by this; I'd've expected it'd be longer before XP became rare enough to be a less popular malware target. Part of the reason for the q4 spike this was that researchers found a bit of malware that'd found a new way to hide for a while, and a piece of crapware that'd been around for 2 years but was just useless (and thus ignored by AV scanners until then) decloaked and started installing malware.

Spam volumes have still not recovered from from a few massive takedowns in 2010/2011 (p85/77). Exchange Online only had to eat 3 out of every 4 messages it recieved in 2013h2 vs 32 of 33 in 2010.
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