Spyware Fades to a Dull Roar, But Targeted Attacks Loom


Much as in their battle against unsolicited spam e-mail, enterprises are having success in reducing the impact of spyware programs, but a new breed of targeted attacks combined with a constantly changing array of delivery methods has kept the malicious code on IT administrators' radar.

With Internet phone specialist Vonage recently coming under attack from security researchers for its advertising practices, for which it has been accused of funding nefarious adware providers, and social networking site MySpace.com becoming the unsuspecting delivery tool of other malicious code writers, it is clear that spyware remains a real threat. Spyware Fades to a Dull Roar, But Targeted Attacks Loom

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 20th July 2006 10:47PM