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Crimeware infects one-third of computers worldwide

2015/05/05

Help Net Security - (International) The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) reported that 23.5 million malware variants were detected in the fourth quarter of 2014, setting a new record that was up 59 percent from the second quarter of 2014. According to researchers, the retail/service industry was the most targeted sector, specifically through payment services.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18346

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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