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Spear Phishing

Symantec Intelligence Report: June 2014

The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks.
23 pages, 1.31 Mb (PDF)

Highlights from June 2014 Intelligence Report

Key Findings

  • There was an average of 88 spear-phishing attacks per day in June.
  • The number of Android variants per family reached the lowest levels seen in the last twelve months, at 18 variants per family.
  • The largest data breach reported in June took place in May, and resulted in the exposure of 1.3 million identities.
Android Variants per Family, July 2013–June 2014
Android Variants per Family, July 2013–June 2014

Android Variants per Family, July 2013–June 2014

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