"It really speaks to a Web 2.0 world. People communicate differently today, people transact and pay their bills differently today, and that drives today's criminals," ABC Science quoted David Marcus, director of security research and communications for McAfee Labs, which this week released its 2010 Threat Predictions report, as saying.
According to McAfee, Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites-will become major targets for cyber criminals.
Symantec said in its recent report on 2010 threats, URL shortening services will "become the phisher's best friend."
Some criminals have already learned how to bypass the banks' second layer of protection.