McAfee Labs' 2010 threat predictions (podcast)

Larry Magid talks with McAfee Labs' David Marcus about the company's 2010 Threat Predictions report.

McAfee Labs has released its 2010 Threat Predictions report , which says criminals are likely to increase their attacks on Facebook, Twitter, and Adobe Flash and Reader in the coming year. The report also warns future users of the Google Chrome operating system to be aware of attacks in HTML 5.

Larry Magid spoke with David Marcus, McAfee Labs' director of security research and communications, about the report and the company's reasons for having at least some optimism for 2010.

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Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.

 

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