IBM recorded more than 1 billion suspicious computer security
events in 2005, despite a leveling off in the amount of spam e-mail and
a decrease in major Internet worm and virus outbreaks.
Mon, Jan 23 2006 11:28
IBM Predicts 2006 Security Threat Trends
Enterprises should expect to see the same level of malicious
traffic in 2006, even as online criminal groups shift to stealth
attacks and cyber-extortion instead of massive, global malicious code
attacks, said David Mackey, director of security intelligence at IBM.
The Armonk, New York, company has released its IBM Security Threats and Attack Trends report for 2005.
The report details the top threats of the last year, and makes predictions about prevalent security trends in 2006.
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