Roundup 2007: The year's top fives

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Roundup 2007: The year's top fives


1. The Storm Worm
What began as an email-spawned trojan attack using fake news stories to lure victims became the most widespread cyber-assault in recent memory. Still replicating, and exploiting a number of patched vulnerabilities, the botnet-fueled, socially engineered attack may make next year's list as well.

2. Estonia attacked via DDoSRussian hackers were blamed for a politically motivated cyberattack on Estonian infrastructure. Comprised of nearly 130 unique DDoS attacks on Estonian websites, the attacks are believed to have been launched by Russians angry that Estonia's prime minister wanted to ...

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