Even though the data gathered by Microsoft points to the fact that cybercriminals now prefer deceptive tactics to exploits, it does not mean that the latter approach has been wholly abandoned.
A new SMS Trojan with worm-like spreading capabilities has been spotted targeting Russian Android users.
Over 99% of new mobile threats discovered by F-Secure Labs in the first quarter of 2014 targeted Android users, according to the company's new Mobile Threat Report.
For the first time ever, Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected an active SMS Trojan in the United States.
Malware peddlers have been spotted impersonating popular coffeehouse chain Starbucks in order to trick users into downloading a rootkit-equipped variant of the Zeus banking Trojan.