'Overwhelming' increase in hack attacks

Wednesday, 16 July 2003, 8:27 AM EST

Hackers using well-known vulnerabilities are "overwhelming" companies and remote working will make matters worse, security vendor Internet Security Systems (ISS) has warned.

The vendor's Internet Risk Impact Summary Report for the second half of this year predicts that hackers will target people using broadband access for home offices, wireless technologies, and file sharing and messaging applications.

This increased risk is said to be a result of corporate laptops and workstations being used outside the organisation on home-based broadband networks.

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