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  • Spam with malicious attachments rising

    18.05.2012

    While the volume of spam messages is falling, the number of messages containing malicious attachments increased, meaning that spam is growing more dangerous even as it becomes less prevalent, according to a Bitdefender study.

  • Ransomware increases in prevalence as cyber-criminal tactic

    07.05.2012

    In the first quarter of 2012 alone, six million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly prevalent malware statistics of previous years, according to PandaLabs.

  • Conficker paves the way for other malware

    30.04.2012

    The recently released 12th volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report has shown us that the Conficker worm is still alive and kicking, as it can be found on more than 1.7 million machines around the world.

  • The Conficker threat and the reality of targeted attacks

    26.04.2012

    The Conficker worm is still one of the biggest ongoing threats to enterprises, says Microsoft.

  • The rise of information stealers and pay-per-install malware

    15.02.2012

    The fastest growing malware categories in the second half of 2011 were PPI (Pay-Per-Installs) and information stealers that target user credentials enabling the theft of key intellectual property and sensitive data, according to FireEye.




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Staples customers likely the latest victims of credit card breach

Posted on 21 October 2014.  |  Multiple banks say they have identified a pattern of credit and debit card fraud suggesting that several Staples Inc. office supply locations in the Northeastern United States are currently dealing with a data breach.


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