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Threat Landscape Evolves, Attacks More SMBs in 2012

Created: 13 May 2013
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Over the last year, the threat landscape has radically changed as cyber criminals diligently find new ways to attack encrypted data through various channels.  The annual Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) revealed that Web-based attacks increased 30% in 2012. Surprisingly though, is that a majority of those attacks targeted small business with less than 2,500 employees, proving that no matter what size your business is, it’s vulnerable to potential attacks. Other results from the ISTR indicated a rise in targeted attacks, sub-standard website security increases risk, mobile malware is a growing concern, and that new tactics, like ransomware, will continue to evolve. To read more about the ISTR findings and learn how to better protect your small business from malicious attacks, follow this link:     

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