Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Microsoft Jumps On "Evil Unemployed IT Worker" Bandwagon

"The world's biggest software maker has warned companies to expect an increase in `insider` security attacks by disgruntled, laid-off workers.

"Microsoft said so-called `malicious insider` breaches are on the rise and will worsen in the present downturn.

"`With 1.5 million predicted job losses in the US alone, there's an increased risk and exposure to these attacks,` said Microsoft's Doug Leland.

"`This is one of the most significant threats companies face,` he said."

More at BBC News...

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