Verisign: better hackers behind attack boom
Security events in the third quarter jumped 150 percent over the same period last year, fueled by more sophisticated hackers writing better code who are more interested in dollars than creating computer disasters, said Internet security firm VeriSign Tuesday.
VeriSign's three-times-a-year Internet Security Intelligence Briefing (ISIB) analyzes data that the Mountain View, Calif.-based firm collects from the services it provides its customers, such as SSL digital certificates, domain name system (DNS) services, and fraud protection.
By Gregg Keizer at Internet Week.
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