Cyber blackmailers and adware threaten

Monday, 1 August 2005, 2:27 PM EST

Increases in the number of cyber blackmailers and adware going 'deep' are just some of the highlights in the April-June 2005 Malware report from Alexander Gostev, senior virus analyst, Kaspersky Lab.

Kaspersky says that serious IT security incidents in that last few months within major corporations and the detection of a bespoke Trojan-spy in more than 80 organisations in Israel and the UK has revealed a startling change in tactics by malware authors: a shift from global infections to 'cherry picking' prime targets.

By Antony Savvas at ComputerWeekly.

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