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85% of links spotted in cyberattacks in 2013 led to compromised legitimate sites

2014/04/04

Softpedia - (International) Websense Security Labs released their 2014 Threat Report, detailing threats and trends during the past year. The report found that 85 percent of malicious links in email and Web attacks were directed at legitimate sites that were compromised by attackers, among other findings.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/85-of-Links-Spotted-in-Cyberattacks-in-2013-Led-to-Compromised-Legitimate-Sites-435939.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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