Cisco's 2014 Annual Security Report says 99% of mobile malware targets Android devices. The other 1% is spread over all other mobile systems including Blackberry and Apple iOS. Download the report here: http://www.cisco.com/web/offers/lp/2014-annual-security-report/index.html … [Read more...] about iOS over Android for Security . . .
“Our research shows that while higher education institutions face the same cyber-attacks as enterprises and government agencies, they tend to be compromised by malware and botnets at a much higher rate,” Read the article here: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=15802 … [Read more...] about Higher education networks 300% more likely to contain malware
The FBI is warning of a new type of malware known as Beta Bot. Cyber criminals use Beta Bot to block anti-virus software and steal log-in credentials. Read the Public Service Announcement here: http://www.ic3.gov/media/2013/130918.aspx … [Read more...] about FBI Notice: New malware blocks anti-virus
One in five Macs currently harbor malware made for Windows. While not necessarily harmful to Macs -- unless, that is, a user is running Windows on his or her device -- this type of malware can still be easily spread to other computers. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/24/mac-malware_n_1448561.html … [Read more...] about Malware Infects One In Five Mac Devices
It’s well known that the United States government is highly concerned about the impact of cyberattacks on its systems. However, some government agencies tend to exaggerate when it comes to malware. According to a report from the US Department of Commerce’s inspector general, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) doesn’t know how to handle a malware infection. In … [Read more...] about IT “Professionals” Destroy Printers, Keyboards, TVs to Clean Malware Infection