Cybersecurity Worries

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An article in FCW examined six reasons to worry about cybersecurity. Professional criminals and spies are more frequently using low-profile, selective attacks that rely heavily on social engineering. In June, an average of one in 276 e-mails, less than half a percent, was found to contain malicious code. But for government, the figure was one in 124 e-mails. That still is less than 1 percent, but the danger is increased by the fact that government officials are being targeted, and these targeted attacks do not usually look like spam…

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