Cybercriminals continue targeting enterprises with malicious emails whose ultimate goal is to infect company computers with the Dyre/Dyreza banking malware.
At RSA Conference 2015, Proofpoint released the results of its annual study that details the ways attackers exploit end-users' psychology to circumvent IT security.
"An experienced and resource-backed cybercrime gang" is using the relatively new Dyre/Dyreza banking Trojan coupled with effective social engineering to steal millions from businesses, IBM Security Intelligence researchers John Kuhn and Lance Mueller warned.
Cybercriminals are increasingly using persuasion techniques in order to manipulate employees to do things they normally wouldn’t, usually resulting in the loss of money or valuable data.
A two-year study of over 850,000 Facebook scams by antivirus software provider Bitdefender has revealed that scammers have infected millions of users with the same repackaged tricks.
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