The internet will get mauled next year

According to this report, virtually every electronic device, communications mechanism, website, and email that you come into contact with is going to do you some harm. Cyber-criminals are after your MySpace profile, your IM account, your blog, your email address, your cell phone…everything.

Why are cyber-criminals poised for a banner year?

“It beats taking a gun and walking into a 7-Eleven store.”

Nice. I’m hoping for that internet-connected blender for Christmas this year. That way, cyber-criminals can covertly steal my recipes for holiday cocktails, and everyone on the planet will be much happier.