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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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Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


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