Bots, Google hacks: the Internet 'storms'

Tuesday, 18 July 2006, 2:50 AM EST

Windows, Linux or Mac - does operating system or platform matter to hackers? Not necessarily, according to research from Fortify Software, an application security provider.

In a new report, the firm said hackers aren't necessarily targeting operating systems but rather applications themselves, a scenario that Fortify describes as bot "storms" in which applications are targeted.

At internetnews.

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