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Is your CEO a cybercrime target?

With one mouse click on a seemingly internal email, your CEO could unwittingly enable a cyber­criminal to mine his hard drive for credit card numbers, passwords to corporate databases or other proprietary information.
If credit card phishers are the carpet bombers of computer crime, C-level attackers are the snipers. They mine information from a relatively small number of wealthy or high-status individuals in positions of power. They are after corporate and personal data, both of which can be extremely lucrative. They can use that information to wreak havoc elsewhere, or they can sell it for profit.

Written by Barbara Darrow07 Jan. 08 22:00