Cyber criminals find new targets on unsuspecting sites

The proportion of websites secretly harbouring malware has reached one in 3,000 according to security firm Kaspersky.It found a surge in the number of web-based attacks in 2010, with more than 580 million incidents detected.Risk was no longer focused on sites with illegal content, such as pirate films and music, the report said.Instead, criminals were increasingly using legitimate websites, such as shopping and online gaming.

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