Hackers on prowl: Biggest digital threats in 2008

Safe in cyberspace, the advent of new technologies usually presents a double-edged sword. Innovative software, Web sites, and devices attract attention because they make communicating easier, accomplishing tasks faster, or being online more entertaining. But hackers generally follow to exploit the latest mass market.

That’s why computer security researchers say some of our newest technical fascinations—iPhones , social networks, and Internet phone services, to name a fewcould present tempting targets in 2008. Sure, sellers of security technology have a financial stake in fanning computer users’ fears, but it’s useful to know where the bad guys might strike. Hackers on prowl: Biggest digital threats in 2008- Corporate Dossier-ET Features-The Economic Times

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th December 2007 8:07AM