Top Five Emerging Malware Threats

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Several high-quality exploits have been aimed at online banking this year, like the ZeuS and SpyEye Trojans. Trojans can do harm that ranges from social engineering exploits that encourage users to provide additional information to draining funds directly from accounts. These exploits infect through Web browsers as a drive-by download or gain access to systems through phishing emails.

The majority of companies have been able to install preventative tools such as intrusion prevention systems and antivirus software to help protect against malware, but those tools are usually not an end-all solution. The key is deploying capabilities and collecting logs to detect threats as well. This slideshow features five concerns to keep top of mind in the ever changing and evolving malware landscape, as identified by Jaime Blasco, labs manager at AlienVault.


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

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