Cyber security threats grow in sophistication, subtlety and power

The annual report from Georgia Tech Information Security Center identifies five evolving cyber security threats, and the news is not good.GTISC interviewed a range of industry security experts to explore the threats and the available countermeasures. The five are malware, botnets, cyber warfare, threats to VoIP and mobile devices, and the “evolving cyber crime economy.”
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2008/101508-cybersecurity.html
http://www.pcworld.com/article/152330/botnet_spam_attacks_to_target_cellphones_report_warns.htmlCellphone Botnets, Blackmailing VOIP & a Healthy Cybercrime Economy
Cellphones will become members of botnets. VOIP systems will get hit by blackmailing denial-of-service attacks. The cybercrime economy will thrive, even as the global economy struggles.
http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=166029

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