The 2007 security hall of shame

Friday, 28 December 2007, 12:10 AM EST

How bad was 2007 for breaches, vulnerabilities and similar mayhem? On the bright side, it was better than 2008 is forecast to be. With more of every sort of meltdown predicted - more criminalization of the hacker community, more Web-application attacks, more phishing, more spamming, more zero-day attacks and more virtualization-related threats - we're happy to tell you that you are likely to look back on 2007 as the peaceful old days.

At PC World.

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