Phishing & BotNets
RE: Poll: Emerging Threats May 02 2006 11:19PM
Michael Scheidell (scheidell secnap net)

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> Subject: Poll: Emerging Threats
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>
> Greetings All,
>
> First, I would like to apologize to those who received
> multiple copies due to cross posting -- I just wanted to
> ensure a variety of opinions.
>
> On to business: I would like to do a little survey among the
> security professionals on this list.
>
> Two Questions:
> 1) What do you believe will be the next major new security
> threat that we will face in the next 12 to 18 months?
Same as in 1994:
Companies that forget that abuse of the net will kill it eventually.
1994: spammers killed usenet by 1999, so we moved to mailing lists
2006: spammers will kill mailing lists too.

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