Top Cyber Scams Expected for 2014

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Conquer rather than collect 

One trend that began in 2013, and is expected to continue this year, is attacks aimed at destroying data rather than just collecting it for identity theft profit. With predictions of more sabotage vs. espionage attacks, the take-home message for business as well as consumers: Use remote and offline storage systems and devices for secure backup of sensitive files and records that are vulnerable in corporate security breaches.

Cyber criminals are continuing to exploit vulnerabilities in computer devices, and the people who use them. Consumers and business leaders must be diligent in guarding against these scams. IDentity Theft 911, a provider of data risk and identity management services, has identified the top cyber scams to expect this year.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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