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Sophos releases Security Threat Report 2010

Two weeks ago Sophos released their annual Security Threat Report for the year 2009. Based on their survey they have recorded an astonishing 70% increase in the number of attacks via Social Networking sites, with Facebook on the top of that list. One of the reasons for this is that most people tend to lower their guard when working on these popular networking sites. This was proved last year when the wife of the chief of the British secret service(MI6) posted highly revealing details about their residence and friends on her Facebook page. I wonder what 007 would have to say about that? I’m sure he would have been shaken and stirred!

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