Monday, May 01, 2006

Top five trends in cyber security

According to a report out today, the top trends in Internet security are:

1. Mac's OS/X operating system is no longer the "bulletproof alternative" to Windows.

2. There has been a "substantial decline" in vulnerabilities in Windows Services.

3. Internet Explorer continues to be vulnerable to attacks.

4. Firefox and Mozilla browsers also are vulnerable.

5. There has been a surge in profit-motivated attacks.

Source: SANS Institute

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