Cyberattackers take aim

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Cyberattackers take aim

Predictions, like fog, are hard to get your arms around, but here is one that will prove more than just a mere exercise in prophesizing: The next wave of security threats will be targeted attacks aimed at specific organizations or individuals within enterprises.

This is not to say that the days of mass email-borne assaults, such as the Blaster worm, which led to denial-of-service (DoS) attacks that shut enterprise networks down, are gone. They are not, experts say, and many of the intrusions, including spyware such as keyloggers, will be used in this ...

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