A long-overdue change
Users in the U.S. have been impacted by a variant of ransomware known as Reveton, which has been upgraded to include a powerful password stealer.
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.
A new year presents new challenges as well as solutions. In this slideshow by IBM, predictions are given for what may or may not be on the horizon.