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Ransomware pushers up their game against small businesses

2015/09/24

IDG News Service - (International) TrendMicro researchers released analysis revealing that 67 percent of users who clicked on links in CryptoWall and 40 percent who clicked links in TorrentLocker ransomware-related emails were from small and medium businesses in June and July, attributing the percentage to social engineering and a lack of safeguards compared to larger organizations. [ed.: Learn how to defend against ransomware in our Information Center.]

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2985823/ransomware-pushers-up-their-game-against-small-businesses.html

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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