Sophos Security Threat Report 2010

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

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…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.