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Researchers Claim Correlation Between Terror Attacks, Cyber-Activity
Researchers at Cytegic report that they have discovered a link between terrorist attacks and cyberterror activities immediately before and after those attacks.
According to the activity graphs in its March 23 report, cyberattacks increase dramatically shortly after the attacks took place. Attacks aimed in large part against government and media activities on the Internet, and took form of denial-of-service (DOS) attacks, defacements, phishing attacks including email, socialengineering and malware injection. Read more...
US bank fended off 513 trojans last year alone!
The most beleaguered bank in the US was hit with 513 financial trojans last year, says Symantec threat bod Candid Wueest. The unnamed bank and Symantec customer was in the crosshairs of 78.2 percent of all financial trojans seen by the security firm last year.
It is unknown if any of the malware samples gained a foothold in the bank's networks.
The bruised bank is but one of 547 organizations and Symantec clients to have been hit with some of the 656 trojans seen by the firm. Read more...