Security Threats Continue to Dominate as Criminals Look for Monetary Gains
Making quick money continues to encourage cyber criminals to spread malicious trojans and viruses online and this trend is likely to continue in the future, according to security company Symantec.
Effendy Ibrahim of Symantec Consumer Business Lead for South Asia Region, says that the malware developers are exploiting the activities of Internet users by targeting certain online activities. These activities relate to sharing of videos and photos, and of news stories, as reported by Inquirere on September 25, 2008.
Moreover, the virus creators are more skillful and they do not just attack vulnerabilities in the operating system but also those in the Internet browsers, as well as launch multimedia attacks, especially those...
» SPAMfighter News - 01-10-2008