No news doesn't mean good news, virus experts say


There's been little news about viruses over the past half year, but that doesn't mean the criminals have been quiet, says a noted Internet security company.

The new threats, says F-Secure's Data Security Wrap-up the first six months of the year says the trend in malware is to continuously find new ways to deliver payloads secretively, and behind the lines of defence.

Another trend, recognized earlier, has also picked up: fewer hobbyists are writing viruses, and more are being written by criminal gangs with a financial motive. globeandmail.com : No news doesn't mean good news, virus experts say

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 29th June 2006 1:00AM