Departmenet of Homeland Security together with the National Cyber Security Alliance release their view of the 2006 Emerging Threat List. This is pretty interesting as they see the following threats growing in 2006:

  • Hackers use Instant Messaging to spread viruses and worms
  • Phishing fraud becomes more prevalent and sophisticated
  • Viruses attack cell phones and PDAs
  • Hackers target online brokerage accounts
  • Internet crimes go unreported

If you want to see the whole public statement: http://www.staysafeonline.info/news/DHS-NCSA-2006InternetThreatList.html

Roger