Rather than targeting Web and email servers, attackers these days are prone to going after enterprises from the inside out, compromising end user systems and then using them to access confidential data, according to a Web traffic analysis report by security-as-a-service provider Zscaler. America's 10 most wanted botnets
Based on a recent study of traffic passing through its global network, Zscaler's
"State of the Web -- Q4 2009" report also notes trends including issues with botnets, corporate Internet access policies, and the use of the Internet Explorer 6 browser. Officially being released on Tuesday, the study analyzes Web traffic volumes covering several thousand Web transactions per second and hundreds of billions of Web transactions.