Internet Attacks Climb During Third Quarter

    Date19 Nov 2003
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3716
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Confirming what most enterprise IT administrators already know, a security firm on Tuesday released a report that concluded the Internet poses an increasingly more dangerous threat. According to Internet Security Systems' newest report, which tracked security events from July through . . . Confirming what most enterprise IT administrators already know, a security firm on Tuesday released a report that concluded the Internet poses an increasingly more dangerous threat. According to Internet Security Systems' newest report, which tracked security events from July through September, the number of security threats climbed 9 percent in the third quarter over the previous three months, and the more serious incidents -- which ISS defines as confirmed attacks or those that present unusual risk -- rose by 15 percent.
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