Top Five Emerging Malware Threats

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Attacks through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are on the rise as cyber criminals plant exploits and malicious links on these sites. The main problem is that, if someone posts a Facebook link, friends are very likely to click on it — a huge problem when malware or a worm is used to exploit that trust.

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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