Web 2.0 is 'security risk', warns analyst

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 3:50 PM EST

Criminals are taking increasing advantage of “Web 2.0” and social networking to attack companies, according to analyst Christian Christiansen, vice president for security products and services at IDC.

The web isn't the benign information resource that once people saw it as, said Christiansen, speaking at Kaspersky Lab's Surviving CyberCrime Event in Massachusetts yesterday.

At Computerworld.

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