February 4th, 2003, 04:59 AM
The Net Is Dangerous, Research Says
Paul Roberts, IDG News Service
Monday, February 03, 2003
Attacks on company networks decreased over the past six months, but the number of reported software vulnerabilities exploded during that time, creating the possibility of more serious Internet-borne mischief in the future, Symantec says.The findings are in the latest Internet Security Threat Report, a semi-yearly report from the security vendor.
the rest of the story here http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,109187,00.asp
i thought it was intresting, even though it wasnt suprising
this also was a story i thought might be of some intrest
February 4th, 2003, 05:42 AM
The geographical details of various attackers seems an interesting thing. We have to give a serious thought about it. Does it have to do anything with the sociological problems of such community or is it purely shows the availability of more usage of internet .(An average american user uses several 100 times of time infront of internet than a third world person. So they are more aware and used to computers).