Almost half of Kazaa downloads 'threaten security'
Around 45 percent of files downloaded from Kazaa compromise security, according to the latest research. Even if you don’t use Kazaa, you may not be safe. Free software and files downloaded from P2P network Kazaa will pose one of the most significant threats to corporate security in 2004, according to research from risk management specialist TruSecure. Last year was reportedly the worst ever in terms of virus attacks, disruptive worms and security threats, but 2004 is likely to be even worse. TruSecure expects problems to arise from the sheer volume of both corporate and home users unknowingly downloading Trojans and other malware from P2P networks. Additionally, the company warns that more vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer will be exploited, causing havoc for administrators. Full Story