Since the year's start, the number of exploits used by the kit has doubled, Trend Micro found.
Seculert researchers discovered a variant of the Tinba banker trojan that can infect more systems and better skirt detection.
Senators introduced the legislation last week as a means of amending the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
A Ponemon Institute study, sponsored by Raytheon, revealed that employees increasingly use mobile devices for work but cut corners and circumvent security.
The breach shaming trend impedes forward progress in preventing such incidents in the future and leaves consumers worrying without educating them.
More than 800 million personal records have been involved in U.S. breaches since January 2005, according to new research from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Also this month, IT security professionals are starting to have a higher perception of risk to corporate, industrial and governmental infrastructure because of cyber security threats.