"They're now starting to target home users quite heavily, primarily because home users are the weakest link in the security chain," says Turner.
Easier targets. Perhaps increased trust, as well, as web technologies become more prevalent than ever. People trust online resources more, and could become more susceptible. Not to mention the heavy reliance on email on IM, both of which are “trusted” access portals that could let just about anything slip through a firewall or A/V suite undetected, should someone get hit soon enough. Are the days of the mass-spreading worm over, with the focus being shifted to small groups?