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Threat of the month: SVPENG
A threat analysis from Dell SecureWorks CTU says that CryptoWall has picked up where its famous sibling left off.
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.
Among other notable data, the Threat Stats from the October issue of SC Magazine indicate there were 13.1 million attacks in the United States last month.