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BEWARE: HTML5 New Target for Cyber Criminals

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As is the case with many new platforms and new technologies, they are often expanding and growing at a faster rate than the security to protect them.

From [URL="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16005053"]BBC News[/URL]:

[COLOR=#333333]Sophos said other targets for cybercriminals in 2012 would include the use of near-field communication (NFC), which allowed users to wave a mobile phone at a NFC-enabled reader in order to make small purchases.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333]"The mobile phone becomes a digital credit card which makes it really worth hacking," said Mr Lyne.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333]Some of the threats for the coming year are lower-tech - such as malware stickers placed over the QR codes used by firms to allow smartphone owners access to content.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=#333333]QR codes typically appear on posters. Once scanned with a mobile phone and opened with a QR reader, app users can get access to a range of content.[/COLOR]

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