Microsoft security Essential the new antivirus solution has been downloaded during the first week by 1.5 million users.
The Free Antivirus has been able to detect 4 million malicious software during the period of 29 September to 6 October on 535,752 PC. Majority of these infected computers are running Windows XP while we find less infection on Windows Vista and Windows7.
According to Microsoft AV computers reporting the most common Infections at the United states were Trojans, while in China computers are more infected by several Malicious application including Adware, spyware and in Brazil the main Malware are worms especially Conficker.
Here you can find Microsoft presentation that lists the malware statistics but at AV-Test.org which is an independent organization has listed Microsoft Security Essentials in better position among other free antiviruses including AVG and Avast in terms of scanning speed and level of threat detection .on the other hand the AV still require improvement on the Malware behavioral analysis.
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