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Security Threat Forecast 2009

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    Sharon Linsenbach

    | Posted 2008-12-15
 
 
 
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While you're surfing the Web during work hours trying to find the best deal on an iPod Touch, spammers and cybercriminals are hard at work on ever-sneakier ways to launch an attack. Security vendors MXLogic, WebSense and Microsoft say trouble is brewing for 2009, so be on the lookout for these emerging threats. In fact, you might want to resolve to do whatever it takes to thwart them.
While you're surfing the Web during work hours trying to find the best deal on an iPod Touch, spammers and cybercriminals are hard at work on ever-sneakier ways to launch an attack. Security vendors MXLogic, WebSense and Microsoft say trouble is brewing for 2009, so be on the lookout for these emerging threats. In fact, you might want to resolve to do whatever it takes to thwart them.
 
 
Sharon Linsenbach Sharon Linsenbach is a staff writer for eWEEK and eWEEK Channel Insider. Prior to joining Ziff Davis, Sharon was Assistant Managing Editor for CRN, a weekly magazine for PC and technology resellers. Before joining CRN, Sharon was an Acquisitions Editor for The Coriolis Group and later, Editorial Director with Paraglyph Press, both in Scottsdale, AZ. She holds a BA in English from Drew University and lives in the Philadelphia suburbs with her significant other and two neurotic cats. When she's not reading or writing about technology, Sharon enjoys yoga, knitting, traveling and live music. Sharon can be reached at Sharon.Linsenbach@ziffdavisenterprise.com.
 
 
 

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