Cyber threats in 2009

The Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) released its “Emerging Cyber Threats Report for 2009″, which reported on the top five information security threats for the coming year. The results were notably different from last year’s top five, which were: Web 2.0 and client-side attacks, targeted messaging attacks, botnets, threats targeting mobile convergence, and threats to RFID systems. According to the report, the biggest threats for next year are: malware, botnets, cyber warfare, threats to VoIP and mobile devices, and the evolving cyber crime economy. The report notes that all emerging threats and attacks are data-driven. Read the rest of this article>>

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