Simple Malware Attacks Are Still Dangerous
While cyber criminals are becoming more organized in order to monetize their malware and online fraud efforts, researchers contend that technologically simple attacks remain just as effective for stealing information as newer, more sophisticated programs.
Criminals continue to steal millions of forms of identification using phishing schemes and spyware programs, and there is little evidence to suggest that the attackers need to adopt more advanced programming techniques to continue to carry out their work, according to Mark Harris, global director of SophosLabs, the researching arm of anti-virus specialist company Sophos, based in Abingdon, England. Sophos: Simple Malware Attacks Are Still Dangerous
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