A Review of Security in 2006
Though Internet crippling virus attacks now seem to be a thing of the past, PC users didn't feel a lot more secure in 2006. That's because online attacks have become sneakier and more professional, as a new breed of financially motivated cybercriminals has emerged as enemy number one. Microsoft patched more bugs than ever, and whole new classes of flaws were discovered in kernel level drivers, in office suites and on widely used websites. Vendors' chatter about security is at an all time high, but the bad guys are still finding lots of places to attack.
And, oh yes, spam is back.
Following are five of the top computer security stories in 2006: A Review of Security in 2006 - Security Feed - News - CSO Magazine
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