New security strategies are needed

In the second quarter of 2005 there was a 300% quarter-on-quarter increase in security incidents involving compromised bot machines PCs that play unwitting host to "zombie" code.

This is according to McAfee, who focus on intrusion prevention. The company reports that incidents involving the malicious code, also known as "bot" code, reached 13 000 from April through June Q2. That is quadruple the number tracked by the company in the previous three months. New security strategies are needed

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 4th October 2005 12:51AM