Security threat shifts to the desktop

Tuesday, 20 September 2005, 4:51 PM EST

Malicious code targeting confidential information held on desktops is on the rise, according to the latest Internet Security Threat Report from Symantec.

During the first half of 2005, malicious code that exposed confidential information represented 74 per cent of the top 50 malicious code samples reported to Symantec, up from 54 per cent in the previous six months.

By Ken Young at vnunet.

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