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Consumers will lose faith in the web

Rising tide of fraud and abuse reaching critical levels, warns security expert. Consumers will be “driven from the internet” this year by the rising tide of spam and malicious code, an IT security expert has claimed. Without rapid deployment of improved technology such as IPv6 to defeat the threat of viruses, spam and hacking, 2004 will be the worst year ever for security incidents and privacy breaches, warned industry veteran Stephen Cobb. Cobb, a long-time e-security consultant for the US government, author and university professor of information assurance, said: “There is a limit to how many worms, ‘phishing’ schemes and fraudulent messages consumers and companies will take.” Full Story

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