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McAfee Releases Cybercrime Report
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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 19 November 2009 17:33

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Fifth Annual Virtual Criminology report covers a variety of longstanding cybersecurity problems
The world is arming for cyber war and better defenses must be planned for and implemented.
McAfee, a computer security company, makes this claim in its Fifth Annual Virtual Criminology report, released on Tuesday.



"Now several nations around the world are actively engaged in cyberwar-like preparations and attacks," said Dave DeWalt, McAfee president and CEO, in a statement. "Today, the weapons are not nuclear, but virtual, and everyone must adapt to these threats."

In fact, nuclear weapons remain matters of serious concern -- more so, presumably, than malware -- but logic bombs and computer viruses are also on threats in their own way.

In Washington on Tuesday, the Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security held a hearing titled, "Preventing Terrorist Attacks, Countering Cyber Intrusions, and Protecting Privacy in Cyberspace," public and private sector experts emphasized the danger of cyber attacks and summarized efforts to address the risks. [More...] [Comments...]

 

 

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