Are Hackers Going Beyond Zero-Day Attacks?

We've all, no doubt, heard about phishing attacks, but it's not as likely that most people truly understand what the real danger is.

And that lies not so much in the forged emails and websites we've come to associate with phishing attacks, but in the Trojan horse software they're planting on unprotected PCs that are used to wander into these sites or open their emails.

Sure, we've been hearing about Trojan horse software for years, but rest assured the stuff that's coming from the phishing crowd takes these attacks to an unprecedented level of technical capability and maliciousness. Are Hackers Going Beyond Zero-Day Attacks?

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 5th April 2006 3:35AM