Windows hack attacks on the rise

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  1. Technodrome

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    Just when it looked like hack attacks on Microsoft systems might be falling, new figures have been published showing the number of successfully compromised Windows boxes is actually on the rise at an alarming rate.
    Although the number of successful attacks on Windows machines fell broadly through the first quarter of this year, June saw an increase of five per cent in compromised systems compared to the previous month, while successful hacks in July rose by a further 12 per cent.

    According to recent figures compiled by the Intelligence Unit at analyst mi2g, Linux was the hottest target for hackers throughout April and May. But throughout June and July the trend has reversed and Windows is once again the most vulnerable operating system when it comes to internet attacks...

    more: http://nl2.vnunet.com/News/1134436


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  2. Mr.Blaze

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    lol that dont count it was windows xp there were hacking lol the eye candy os you know the fake operating system lol
     
  3. jvmorris

    jvmorris Registered Member

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    Technodrome,

    Did I miss something here? I can't see an obvious reference to a hyperlink providing details?
     
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