Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jul 2006 16:23 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Sophos has published new research into the past six months of cyber crime. The Sophos Security Threat Management Report Update reveals that while there has been a vast drop in new viruses and worms, this has been over-compensated by increases in other types of malware, as cyber criminals turn their attention to stealing information and money. Most interestingly, new Trojans now outweigh viruses and worms by 4:1, compared to 2:1 in the first half of 2005. In addition, the continued dominance of Windows-based threats has prompted Sophos to suggest that many home users should consider switching to Apple Macs, to shield themselves from the malware onslaught.
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RE: Not such a bad idea
by j-s-h on Wed 5th Jul 2006 21:52 UTC in reply to "Not such a bad idea"
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And in the meantime, keep getting the PCs that run Windows infected? What a piss-poor idea. Or buy products to remove the malware? Still a poor solution.

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