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2007.01.15 Daily Security Reading

by on Jan.15, 2007, under Security

Internet Security Trends for 2007

The year 2006 was extremely active for messaging security. Most notably, spam is back, driven by advanced image-based spam, which is 10 times more prevalent than text spam. And even though spam was in the forefront, viruses did not go away. 2006 showed a shift in virus writer’s tactics, and while the frequency and size of outbreaks decreased, the sophistication and maliciousness of these outbreaks increased. While the industry continued to fight spam and viruses, spyware, and malware also flourished in 2006, with two major tactical shifts during the year. The result? A busy year for internet security and predictions for an even busier 2007.

Security, privacy and DRM: My wishes for 2007

Scott Granneman (Security Focus) sets out his stall.

Decryption Keys For HD-DVD Found, Confirmed

If you had any doubts about the validity of BackupHDDVD – the time for doubts has come to an end today. Next stop: Blu-Ray.

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