2009: Tough for the Economy, Tough for Security
Symantec just released
claiming that as of now, software authors are writing more malware
apps than legitimate, useful programs. And the company says next year will be
First, a little caveat. Symantec sells security software, so it's in the company's
interest to scare us. That said, Symantec has always been honest with me so
I must take it at its word.
Here's what Symantec thinks we're in for in 2009: There will be more malware
spread through social networking, more attacks on virtual machines and more
What are your biggest security headaches? Send 'em to email@example.com.
Posted by Doug Barney on 12/04/2008 at 1:16 PM