Top 50 malicious code samples reveals secrets

Wednesday, 8 March 2006, 10:11 AM EST

Symantecís latest Internet Security Threat Report found an increase in threats designed to facilitate cyber crime.

While past attacks were designed to destroy data, today's attacks are increasingly designed to silently steal data for profit without doing noticeable damage that would alert a user to its presence, the company said.

At ITnews.

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