Symantec has released its latest Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR XV). The report is a recap of all of the threats posed to businesses and consumers in 2009. The ISTR is a great tool for SMBs to use in educating their employees on the threats that are plaguing businesses right now. In addition to highlighting the report’s trends, Symantec has put together a list of tips for SMBs to protect themselves against the malicious threats documented in the ISTR.
Tips for how to Avoid Threats Described in the ISTR:
Threat: Credit card information was the most commonly advertised item for sale on underground economy servers known to Symantec for $0.85 to $30 per credit card number.
Advice for SMBs:Safeguard financial data:The numbers from Symantec’s ISTR XV show that more than ever,...