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Hacker Report: More malware in 2011

Hacktivism and cyberwar, more profit-oriented malware, social media, social engineering and malicious codes with the ability to adapt to avoid detection will come on strong in the new year, according to a report by PandaLabs.

January 2, 2011

There will be few radical innovations in cyber crime next year. That is the good news. The bad news, however, is hacktivism and cyberwar, more profit-oriented malware, social media, social engineering and malicious codes with the ability to adapt to avoid detection will come on strong in the new year, according to a report by Spain-based anti-malware laboratory, PandaLabs.

“Once again we have dusted off the crystal ball and this is a summary of what we reckon will be the ten major security trends during 2011,” said Luis Corrons, Technical Director of PandaLabs.

Hacker Report: More Malware in 2011