Behavior of the cyber criminals are becoming increasingly dangerous. Symantec reveals 10 serious facts about internet security can not be ignored until March 2010.
Based on Symantec's written statement, cyber criminals are constantly looking for new ways to attack users and sophisticated consumer and enterprise-class Internet.
Suppose that when the earthquake Haiti some time ago. Many spammers use these events, to profit personally. Not to mention the emergence of new platforms such as the iPad, which adds to the attack based SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Here are 10 facts that are serious about security can not be ignored in 2010:
1. Cyber Attacks Adverse Many Companies. 75% of large companies suffer due to cyber attacks within the last 12 months, with an average loss of U.S. $ 2 million per year.
2. Global Shifting Spam. Asia Pacific, Japan and South America took over the position of North America and EMEA as a source of spam tersebesar.
3. The order of the Supreme Evil Activities List. China ranks the highest in malicious activity, reaching 25% of the total worldwide.
4. Best-Selling Trading Card. Credit card information is the most commonly advertised for sale on underground economy, reaching 18% of all goods and services.
5. Banks Targeted Phishing. 76% of brands used in phishing attacks in 2010 are in the financial sector.
6. Traditional Missing Spam, Scam Appears to Target Specific. Total scam and phishing messages reaching 21% of all spam, is the highest since 2007.
7. Attacks Pushing New Agenda. Earthquake in Haiti has increased the volume of scam and phishing messages when spammers use this tragic event to make profits.
8. Asia Pacific and Japan vulnerable to attack. Asia Pacific and Japan are the regions with the largest web-based attacks in October to December 2009.
9. The growing popularity of A New Platform will encourage attacks. When the search term iPad increases, based attacks SEO (search engine optimization) and phishing observed during the launch of the Apple iPad.
10. The Cyber Criminals Steal Information, Not Infrastructure. Reported a theft of intellectual property losses among the world's largest cyber business in Singapore.