Web-based Malware, a Growing Threat for Business Organizations
According to the latest research by security firm ScanSafe, the year of 2008 witnessed a significant increase in virus attacks against websites of specific corporations and industries.
Moreover, the total number of viruses discovered and the total number of computers infected rose during 2008 over previous years. This constant growth in threats year after year is unfortunate but has somewhat become commonplace.
Mary Landesman, Senior Security Researcher at ScanSafe, said that for an extended period of time, most of the hacked websites were regarded as 'fringe sites'. Fringe sites are those that hack information, project porn or even function as gaming sites; therefore, these sites were ignored by professional end-users, or atleast be motivated to ignore, as reported by PROCE...
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