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Saucy Spyware and Shadowy Social Sites: See what can you learn from 2007

2007 was the year when new tools and teams entered the market and traditional techniques evolved into stronger threats.

This report summarizes the major security trends and developments for 2007, outlining the key issues that have developed over the course of the year and how they have affected the security market.

The report also provides insights into the key threats and security issues that are expected to emerge in 2008.

According to industry experts, the shadow internet economy is currently worth over $105 billion. Through the continuous improvement in the quality of products on sale in the shadow economy and previous barriers to entry such as technical skills getting lower, 2008 is predicted to be another year of significant growth as the cyber-criminals reap the rewards following on from all the developments achieved during 2007.

Read this FREE annual security report from Messagelabs which summarises the major web and email security trends and developments of the last year and highlights the security issues expected to emerge in 2008.

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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.