Bailey’s five top IT threats to watch out for 2013 include:
SQL injection threats – SQL first became an industry standard back in 1986, since when it has been central to database software and poses a juicy target for all manner of cybercriminals.
Compromised and malicious Web sites – have been around since the mid-1990s. The evolution of HTML5 and other Web advances has shifted the threats/solutions balance up significantly in recent years.
Zero-day Web browser threats – the evolution of the three main Web browser clients (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and MS-Internet Explorer) has been rapid over the last 12 months, with silent updates and plug-ins/apps changing the dynamics of browser defence requirements. With large numbers of legacy browser client users, this poses a potentially significant security problem.
- Cybercriminals target consumers with malicious Android apps, celebrity sex videos and scareware scams (newsmaker.com.au)
- Firefox 24 for Android adds WebRTC, NFC browser tab sharing, more (liliputing.com)
- New zero-day vulnerabilities found in Adobe Flash Player (reviews.cnet.com)
- How to Get Rid of CoolWebSearch Virus From Your PC? (evawood2014.wordpress.com)