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The number of Internet users, faced with phishing attacks over the past 12 months increased by 87% – from 19.9 to 37.3 million. Most often the victims of cyber threats become residents of Russia, the U.S., India, Vietnam and the UK. These are the results of the study “The Evolution of phishing attacks in 2011-2013” […]

This is the conclusion reached by the experts of the survey thousands of office workers. According to the analysis published Aaron Higbee, Technical Director PhishMe, about 49% of users have a greater fear of becoming a victim of phishing, while working at a computer at home, rather than for the workers. According to him, in […]

Companies Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, PayPal and eBay recently eliminated a gap in a cryptographic system to e-mail services, which allowed hackers to forge a digital signature and send them messages purportedly from the employees of these companies. The vulnerability exists in the system DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM), which is used by e-mail providers to make […]

According to a report for the I quarter of 2013, presented Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), there is a pronounced downward trend in the number of phishing sites. However, phishing attacks are becoming more targeted and no longer resemble “a shotgun.” In general, reducing the number of phishing attacks from January to March 2013 was 20%. […]

The company Trend Micro, presents the results of a new study of targeted attacks, the material for which was collected in the period from February to September of this year. According to the results, 91% of targeted attacks begin with sending messages ‘Spear fishing’. These results confirm our earlier conclusion that targeted attacks often begin […]

Detecting intrusions of your network can sometimes be difficult. You can’t assume it’s a big, catastrophic event. In fact, hackers would prefer that you never notice at all. Here are five signs to be on the lookout for. Your Firewalls or Anti-virus Software Are Disabled If you find that they’re been turned off, it may […]

The Internet is filled with malicious software. You may think that it’s confined only to low quality websites or places where the webmasters aren’t so keen about checking user-submitted content, but it’s actually possible for malware to be hosted on any website. That gives hackers 700 million different websites through which they could deliver malware […]

There were at least 72,758 unique phishing attacks worldwide (APWG: Global Phishing Survey, published 18 September 2013) In January – June 2013 Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has registered just over 72.7 million phishing web sites, whereas in the previous six months was found 123.5 thousands of such resources. Fake sites were found in 53.7 million […]

According to a recent study by Google, malicious software in most cases extends straight from legitimate sites that have been hacked. Of course, these programs are also distributed through special sites that were directly run by hackers, but they are much smaller. These data are published in a special section of the “Report on the […]

A number of companies specializing in the protection of computer data, came to a sensational conclusion. Most cyber-attacks does not come from China, as is commonly believed, but from India. List of targets of these attacks varies from Pakistani government officials to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. As reported by The Wall Street Journal, a number […]