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Research shows “dramatic growth” in global cyber attacks

Research shows “dramatic growth” in global cyber attacks | Ciberseguridad + Inteligencia | Scoop.it
Data from Websense Labs has identified a dramatic increase in cyber attacks during 2012, led by an astounding 600% increase in malicious web links detected by the company’s ThreatSeeker monitoring network.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:48 PM

The most significant finding was the dramatic 600% increase in malicious web links worldwide, led a 720% increase in North America and an uptick of 531% in the EMEA region. This increased volume is likely attributed to a fragmentation of attacks, according to Charles Renert, VP of research and development for Websense Labs, the research arm of the data security provider. He told Infosecurity that attacks are now being distributed on a more diverse geographic basis, “and a widening of this net is of value to the attacker community”.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/


Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:52 PM

The most significant finding was the dramatic 600% increase in malicious web links worldwide, led a 720% increase in North America and an uptick of 531% in the EMEA region. This increased volume is likely attributed to a fragmentation of attacks, according to Charles Renert, VP of research and development for Websense Labs, the research arm of the data security provider. He told Infosecurity that attacks are now being distributed on a more diverse geographic basis, “and a widening of this net is of value to the attacker community”.

 

Stay protected and check:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

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Cyber attacks a threat to internet efficiency

Cyber attacks a threat to internet efficiency | Ciberseguridad + Inteligencia | Scoop.it

On 4 November, Neelie Kroes Commissioner responsible for the Digital Agenda stressed the threat of cyber-security hacking for the efficiency of Internet Services. “Incidents (also linked to human mistakes) and attacks are clearly on the rise…the number of web based attacks went up 36% in the year 2011.”

 

During his speech in the Information Security Forum Conference in Chicago, Kroes urged for bringing cyber security in the top of the political agenda. Acknowledging that most of the cyber networks and infrastructures are privately owned, the Commissioner recognised the limited role of the public authorities.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://www.neurope.eu/article/cyber-attacks-threat-internet-efficiency

 


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