Types of Internet Threats

Tens of thousands of Internet threats are currently known to exist, and dozens—sometimes hundreds—of new threats are being released on the Internet every day.

At one time, viruses were the most common problem, but today's Internet threats are often quite sophisticated, designed to spread with extreme rapidity and exploit certain faults or weaknesses in an operating system, browser, or network security system.

 

In addition, there are a lot more network vulnerabilities:

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