Hackers thwart security by going small

Monday, 19 September 2005, 5:00 PM EST

Computer attackers are trying to circumvent improved defences in corporate networks by creating smaller worms and viruses that infect individual computers, says a report on Internet security to be released today.

Instead of launching large assaults that receive global publicity, hackers have shifted their focus to more customized attacks.

By Simon Avery at The Globe and Mail.

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