The more things change, the more things stay the same — at least for hackers. That’s one of the finding in #proofpoint‘s mid-year threat report on the #attacks of choice for the first half of #2015.
In addition to the return of an old friend, the cyber-security company also found more targeted attacks towards #businesses, heightened activity around social media and a shift in the volume and accuracy of the bad stuff that ends up in your inbox, looking to take your money.
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They’re baaaaaack – email attachments that infect a computer once clicked upon, that is.
“Human beings have short memories,” says Kevin Epstein, vice president of advance security and governance at Proofpoint. “It’s fresh again.”