Cybercriminals have laid the foundations for a highly organised, resourced, funded and collaborative underground economy, which has moved into top gear in 2009.
Researchers at most of the main IT security organisations say data theft for financial gain in one of the main drivers of this underground economy.
This threat has increased in 2009 with indications that corporate bank accounts are firmly in the sights of the larger cybercriminal organisations.
Computer Weekly spoke to Eugene Kaspersky, chief executive and co-founder of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow to find out what businesses can expect in 2010.
According to Kaspersky, the next major cyber threat will be in the form of cyber terrorism, for which he warn the technical capability already exists.
Tags: cyber threats, cyber terrorism, internet government, security, corporate, retail
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