Threat grows from browser-based attacks

Thursday, 16 June 2005, 3:22 AM EST

IT security officers have a growing problem on their hands - browser-based attacks such as "pharming" scams rose significantly for the third straight year, making them the fastest growing security threat, according to a study by the Computing Technology Industry Association.

The Web-based survey contacted officers with security responsibilities, such as network administrators or chief information officers, from nearly 500 companies in sectors such as finance, education, government and manufacturing.

By Peter Saalfield at InfoWorld.

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