A long-overdue change
Several high-profile websites were impacted by a malvertising campaign, which Fox-IT helped dismantle.
This month's threat stats look into U.S. and international hackers' attack preferences. U.S. attackers favor the Allaple.A worm, whereas foreign hackers often harness the Zero Access trojan.
The experts we spoke to for this new ebook agree that when deciding what data must be encrypted, it's a question of classifying it by level of importance.
It's no surprise that this month's threat stats reveal that the largest breach to take place in December involved Target, where 40 million individuals were affected by the point-of-sale malware that swiped the data.