Attack Trends 2004 - 2005

Companies Warned They May be Targets of Trojan Spies

UK businesses should take urgent steps to check their systems are secure, police have warned after discovering one of the world's largest industrial espionage and hacking operations. [via ComputerWeekly.com: ] Attack Trends: 2004 and 2005

In 2004, 41 percent of the attacks were unauthorized activity of some kind, 21 percent were scanning, 26 percent were unauthorized access, 9 percent were DoS (denial of service), and 3 percent were misuse of applications. [via Schneier on Security]