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Submission + - Malicious URLs Eclipsing Botnets as Malware Distribution Leader->

Orome1 writes: "McAfee Labs revealed that sophisticated attacks originally targeting the financial services industry are now increasingly directed at other critical sectors of the economy, while an emerging set of new tactics and technologies are being implemented to evade industry-standard security measures. We are seeing attacks shifting into a variety of new areas, from factories, to corporations, to government agencies, to the infrastructure that connects them together. This represents a new chapter in cybersecurity in that threat-development, driven by the lure of financial industry profits, has created a growing underground market for these cybercrime weapons, as well as creative new approaches to thwarting security measures common across industries."
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Comment Re:How is this not an act of war? (Score 3, Interesting) 135

Maybe it has something to do with the large amounts of money the US owes China. It could also have to do with the US government trying to hide the fact that the Dept. of Homeland Security is completely inept and a huge fail when it comes to cybersecurity.

Life is a healthy respect for mother nature laced with greed.