Denial of service hacking soars

Denial of service (DoS) attacks, where hackers overload networks with data in an effort to disable them, have risen 50%, a security report says.

The biannual Symantec Threat Report said phishing, where fraudulent e-mails demand passwords from unwitting users, rose 39% in the last six months. BBC NEWS | Technology | Denial-of-service hacking soars

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 9th March 2006 10:17PM