Sophos Security Threat Report 2010

Graham Cluley
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Sophos Security Threat Report 2010
SophosLabs today published its latest Security Threat Report, exploring the last 12 months of attacks against computers and what the future might hold for threats.

Inside you’ll find a wide variety of threats discussed including:

  • Social networking threats
  • Data loss and encryption
  • Web threats
  • Email threats
  • Spam
  • Malware trends
  • Windows 7
  • Apple Macs
  • Mobile devices
  • Cybercrime
  • Cyberwar and cyberterror

One of the key findings is that reports of social networking spam and malware attacks have risen an astonishing 70% in the last year. Facebook, in particular, is branded the riskiest of the social networks.

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Download the PDF of the Sophos Security Threat Report 2010 now, and enjoy the read!

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Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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