Monday, December 8, 2008

Mal Wars

Thieves Winning Online War, Maybe Even in Your Computer

"Despite the efforts of the computer security industry and a half-decade struggle by Microsoft to protect its Windows operating system, malicious software is spreading faster than ever. The so-called malware surreptitiously takes over a PC and then uses that computer to spread more malware to other machines exponentially. Computer scientists and security researchers acknowledge they cannot get ahead of the onslaught.
"With vast resources from stolen credit card and other financial information, the cyberattackers are handily winning a technology arms race."

Read the full article at the New York Times...

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