Consumers clueless about IT security

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 2:30 AM EST

Despite a proliferation in internet use, consumer PC owners remain dangerously unaware of the threats posed by hackers and viruses, industry experts warned today.

A newly published report from Frost & Sullivan said that one of the main dangers for residential broadband is the existence of a static IP address, which hackers can use to infiltrate systems.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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