Rise of the dreaded pod slurper

Pod Slurping involves hooking an iPod to a PC and, thanks to a sniffing application, copying all of the Microsoft Office files on that system to the device in a just couple of minutes or less.

Viruses were cited as the main concern in 84 percent of companies surveyed, with spyware getting 75 percent of the vote; phishing and spoofing got 40 percent.

Surprisingly, relatively few companies saw staff as a threat, though employees are more likely to cause problems than hackers. Rise of the dreaded pod-slurper - Computeract!ve

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 18th March 2006 9:36PM