Just how ill did the Sobig virus make the world’s personal computers and which region were worst affected? McAfee.com, manufacture of the world’s most popular anti-virus software, reports that 6.1% of the world’s personal computers it scanned had been infected during the past 30 days of this writing, 4.1% during the past 7 days, and less than 2% during the past 24 hours.
South America was worst hit: 12.1% during the past 30 days and 7% during the past 7 days. North America suffered second worst: 8.1% during the past 30 days and 5.3% during the past 7 days. Asia suffered the least: only 0.9% of computers during the past 30 days and less than 0.6% during the past 7 days. Sobig isn’t prevalent anywhere today, according to McAfee’s tracking.