The Top Security Threats for 2008 - Threat 2

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-12-04
 
 
 

The Top Security Threats for 2008

Election Season Not The Season to Be Jolly As political candidates increasingly turn to the Internet, it is important to understand the associated IT security risks, Symantec warns. These risks include the diversion of online campa

The Top Security Threats for 2008

The Top Security Threats for 2008 - Threat 2

Bot Evolution Continues Symantec's Vincent Weafer, senior director of development, warns that hackers will continue to compromise legitimate sites to infect computers and spread botnets. According to Symantec, users can expect to s

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Web Continues to Grow as an Attack Vector No surprise here: As the number of available Web services increases and browsers continue to converge on a uniform interpretation standard for scripting languages, such as JavaScript, the n

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A Bulls-Eye on Mobile Platforms The new year will bring more attacks on mobile platforms as the use of mobile technologies becomes more widespread, Symantec researchers predict. 'As more people start to do online transactions [on

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Spammers Change Tactics to Dodge Security Vendors Spammers will change tactics to evade traditional blocking methods, and targeted attacks will continue to grow in number and become even more precise.

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Virtual World with a Non-Virtual Problem for Gamers Symantec expects that as the use of persistent virtual worlds and multiplayer online games expands, new threats will emerge as criminals, phishers, spammers and others turn their

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