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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.
Roo Howar joined SC Magazine in May 2011 as editorial/sales assistant. She graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a degree in English literature and moved to New York in 2010. She currently resides in Brooklyn.