A long year of hackers disrupting the Web

Monday, 29 January 2007, 12:06 AM EST

Software makers who try to stop online crooks say they are bracing for a new level of nastiness in 2007, including malicious Web sites that are booby-trapped with software that automatically loads itself onto machines of users who just visit a site.

"Hackers realize they have a limited time before their attacks are blocked, so they are opening up their arsenal and trying everything possible," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, chief technology officer of Finjan Software.

At the E-Commerce Times.

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