Hackers Pose New Threat to Desktop Software


Hackers have changed their tactics and are exploiting flaws in popular software applications – including security programs — to break into the computers of consumers, government agencies, and businesses.

What’s new about this, you might ask? The key word is “applications.” Until recently, hackers focused almost exclusively on computers’ operating systems – that is, their basic nervous-system software, with Windows being the obvious example. Hackers Pose New Threat to Desktop Software - BankInfoSecurity.com

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