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Top Types of Information Breached, August 2013–July 2014

Symantec Intelligence Report: July 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.
22 pages, 1.16 Mb

Highlights from July 2014 Intelligence Report

Key Findings

  • The .doc file type continues to be the most common attachment type used in spear-phishing attacks, followed by .exe files.
  • The largest data breach reported in July resulted in the exposure of 900,000 identities.
  • Of the mobile threats discovered in the last 12 months, 24 percent steal information from the device and 22 percent track the device’s user.
Top Types of Information Breached, August 2013–July 2014
Top Types of Information Breached, August 2013–July 2014
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