With the Morris worm of 1988, arguably the first computer worm spread via internet, our exposure to threats has expanded into the new dimension, cyber. It was a sign of things to come. We have had to adopt a new lingo to go along with the new threats. “Virus” and “worm” are no longer only listed in medicine and biology dictionaries. Younger generations are unlikely to associate a Trojan horse with the Helen-Paris-Menelaus love triangle. Computer geeks will give you surprised looks when you engage in conversation with them about shopping for rods and hooks to go “phishing”. “Honey pots” are fed not exclusively to Winnie-the-Pooh. “Firewalls” are not designed for buildings or vehicles only… Read More

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DataWatch August 2013 by ZE PowerGroup Inc.