Who's Afraid Of The Big, Bad Hacker? Enterprises Should Be
Source: Read Write Hack - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hacks/Cracks Like many industry innovations, BYOD offers as much opportunity for wily cyber-thieves as it does for corporate efficiency. Unless enterprises ratchet up their level of vigilance, 2013 is poised to become the most destructive year on record. That will play out in four main areas: 1. Mobile. Experts warn 2013 will be a banner year for mobile malware. Smartphones and tablets running Google's Android operating system will hardest hit because of both its openness and the relative ease of adding apps. Historically, Windows machines presented the one target too big for hackers to ignore, and attacks on Windows PCs increased three-fold last year. But this year the action will expand to Windows 8 tablets. Out-of-the-box security features in Windows 8 make hacking harder. So many hackers are shifting their tactics to old-school methods like phishing and other techniques that rely on social-engineering of users instead of hacking the code itself

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