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Cybercriminals love PayPal, financial phishing on the rise

2014/09/03

Help Net Security - (International) Kaspersky Lab researchers released statistics on spam and phishing emails for the month of July, which found that phishing emails targeting financial services increased 7.9 percent during the month, with PayPal being the most targeted company. The researchers also found that the overall share of spam in all email traffic increased 2.2 percent to a total of 67 percent during July, among other findings.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=17320

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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