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Offline OrangeCrate

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Web threats to surpass e-mail pests
« on: April 25, 2007, 10:53:01 PM »
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E-mail has traditionally been the top means of attack, with messages laden with Trojan horses and other malicious programs hitting inboxes. But the balance is about to tip as cybercrooks increasingly turn to the Web to attack PCs...

http://news.com.com/Web+threats+to+surpass+e-mail+pests/2100-7349_3-6178930.html?tag=ne.fd.mnbc

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Re: Web threats to surpass e-mail pests
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2007, 12:54:26 AM »
Yeah... infected mail is not that frequent... although phishing is here, stolen passwords, etc.
Thanks to Alwil we have WebShield that protect us before *any* file from web is saved in our computer.
We must just hope that they keep improving the signatures updates as they don't allow pro-active protection...
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Re: Web threats to surpass e-mail pests
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2007, 11:53:41 AM »
Another take on the problem from the BBC...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6591183.stm