Hacktivism Could Escalate Security Problems in 2011

    Date28 Dec 2010
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The security problems of 2010 are likely to continue and even escalate in 2011, with state-sponsored crime and data leaks from unhappy employees. State-sponsored crime has far more resources than ordinary hackers, and social networking is making the bad guys' job easier. But with Virtualization established, more security software may appear. As IBM predicts information-technology innovations, The Wall Street Journal offers Walt Mossberg's best products of 2010 list, the Financial Times names Apple CEO Steve Jobs Person of the Year, and so on, some security Relevant Products/Services researchers are turning their eye toward 2011.

    Indeed, security issues plagued the high-tech industry in 2010. From the infamous WikiLeaks issues to Google Relevant Products/Services hacks from China to social-media attacks to mobile Relevant Products/Services-device threats and beyond, 2010 was a year to remember for security researchers.

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