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Average Number of Spear Phising Attacks Per Day

Symantec Intelligence Report: February 2015

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.
19 pages, 1.02 Mb

Highlights from February 2015 Intelligence Report

Key Findings

  • The largest data breach reported during February took place in January, and resulted in the exposure of 80 million identities.
  • The average number of spear-phishing attacks rose to 65 per day in February, up from 42 in January.
  • There were 400 vulnerabilities and one zero-day vulnerability disclosed during February.
Timeline of Data Breaches, March 2014 - February 2015
Timeline of Data Breaches, March 2014 - February 2015

Timeline of Data Breaches, March 2014 - February 2015



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