Novice computer users warned about threats


As new computers are purchased this holiday season, homeland security officials alert computer users to the vulnerabilities their networks may face.

According to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Trojan Horse software is the biggest threat to computer users and networks. The software was first discovered in May 2005 as top companies in the country were targeted. The software masquerades itself as a friendly application as it embeds links to websites that download malicious codes. Joplin Independent:Novice computer users warned about threats

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 24th December 2005 9:49PM