Cybercrime Shifting to Non-Windows Systems, Mobile Platforms

According to Cisco's "2010 Annual Security Report," scammers have begun shifting their focus away from Windows-based PCs to other operating systems and platforms, including smart phones, tablet computers, and mobile platforms in general. The report also finds th...

According to Cisco's "2010 Annual Security Report," scammers have begun shifting their focus away from Windows-based PCs to other operating systems and platforms, including smart phones, tablet computers, and mobile platforms in general. The report also finds that 2010 was the first year in the history of the Internet that spam volume decreased, that cybercriminals are investing heavily in "money muling," and that users continue to fall prey to myriad forms of trust exploitation.
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