Friday, December 01, 2006

New Threats Loom for 2007

Attackers are preparing a new array of exploits and vulnerabilities for next year, security researchers say.

McAfee Avert Labs, the research arm of the popular antivirus vendor, yesterday unveiled its predictions for 2007, based on its analysis of more than 217,000 threats collected to date.

At its current rate of growth, the threat base will grow to 300,000 by the end of next year, the company says. "It is clear that malware is being released by professional and organized criminals," the company said in a statement.

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