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McAfee Warns Virtualization Will Create New Security Threats


Top Ten Predictions for Security Threats in 2008

Researchers at McAfee Avert Labs expect an increase in web dangers and threats targeting Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Vista operating system, among other new or increased threats. At the same time ad-serving software known as adware is expected to continue to decrease.

Patrick Hayati, Regional Director, McAfee Middle East comments: ‘Threats are moving to the web and newer technologies such as VoIP and instant messaging.’ Also, professional and organized criminals continue to drive a lot of the malicious activity. As they become increasingly sophisticated, it is more important than ever to be aware and secure when traversing the web.’

This article details the following McAfee Avert Labs’ top 10 security threats for 2008: 

  • Bull’s Eye on Web 2.0
  • Botnets follow the Storm
  • IM = Instant Malware
  • Target: Online Gaming
  • Vista joins the party
  • Adware continues its decline
  • Phishers catch a wider net
  • Parasitic crimeware takes root
  • Virtualization transforms information security
  • Attacks to rise 50%

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