Security Slideshow: Five New Web-Borne Security Threats
By Edward Cone | Posted 03-31-2009
Social networking and rich media bring new threats to your data security. A report from MessageLabs, a unit of Symantec, describes several problems cropping up in the Web 2.0 world.
Five New Web-Borne Security Threats
In 2008, criminals moved from email (spam, viruses) to sophisticated web-based attacks.Targeting weaknesses in server-based applications such as blogging tools and client-side browser plug-ins, including Flash, has allowed malware to be installed when users simply visit a web page.