07 Apr '13, 5am

This Week in Cybercrime: Companies Attacked Every Three Minutes

This Week in Cybercrime: Companies Attacked Every Three Minutes

Pick a company, any company. Well before you finish reading this blog post, that firm will likely have faced at least one malware-related event—and perhaps several. That’s the main takeaway from a new report on advanced persistent threats [pdf] released by researchers at the FireEye Malware Intelligence Lab. The group, which examined 89 million global malware events that FireEye documented during the second half of 2012, found that some companies have to fend off attacks as often as once every three minutes . "This nearly continuous rate of attacks and activities is indicative of a fundamental reality: these attacks are working, yielding dividends," says the report. The most targeted types of companies are tech firms, because of the value of their intellectual property. Rounding out the top five most attacked industries, says a Kaspersky Threatpost article, are: telecom, l...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/riskfactor/telecom/security/this...

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