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Viruses on Rise, But Are Companies Liable?

Six of the top-10 attack types Symantec saw, including viruses, worms, and targeted attacks, exploited flaws in Web applications, which are attractive targets because traditional firewalls block traffic in certain applications but allow most Web traffic. Computer viruses designed to steal victims’ personal and financial information — names, addresses, and credit card numbers — are becoming increasingly widespread on the Internet, according to an Internet-security trends report by security software maker Symantec Corp. Unfortunately, companies are trying to limit their liability when such online security breaches hijack customer data. Full Story

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