The Month: Threat Stats

Share this article:

Decoding the data on strategic threats and concerns hovering over the CIO's radar.

TOP 20 ONLINE SCANNER
Position Change in Name Percentage
position
1 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bjo 1.24
2 +4 Trojan.Win32.Agent.qt 1.23
3 +2 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Virtumonde.if 1.19
4 Re-entry Backdoor.IRC.Zapchast 1.17
5 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.LoadAdv.gen 1.16
6 New Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin.dp 1.13
7 New Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin.dn 1.12
8 0 Virus.VBS.Small.a 1.07
9 New Trojan.Win32.Dialer.qn 0.90
10 New Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin.dm 0.85
11 -7 Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.q 0.73
12 New IM-Worm.Win32.VB.az 0.68
13 New Email-Worm.Win32.Warezov.ns 0.67
14 0 Email-Worm.Win32.Rays 0.67
15 New Trojan.Win32.Obfuscated.en 0.63
16 New not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Virtumonde.bq 0.54
17 New Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.ddp 0.51
18 New not-a-virus:Monitor.Win32.Perflogger.ca 0.50
19 Re-entry not-a-virus:PSWTool.Win32.RAS.a 0.48
20 Re-entry Virus.Win32.Parite.b 0.48

CONUNDRUM 85% - Staff who could take sensitive data

The vast majority of employees questioned admitted that they could easily take confidential information out of the company. Source: Check Point

74% - Companies forbid data leaving office

This is despite the fact that three quarters of companies having a policy in place prohibiting employees from taking such information out of the office.

Phishing - Attacks are on the rise again

After a quiet month in June, the phishers are starting to ramp up activity with the number of emails going out rising by just over 30 per cent. The Cooperative Bank, which was targeted heavily last month, has gone right off the villain's radar, suggesting a less than successful phishing expedition among the Manchester-based bank's customers. Instead, attention now seems to have switched back to old favourites eBay and PayPal.

Source: ECSC.

Share this article:
close

Next Article in News

Sign up to our newsletters

More in News

EFF intros wireless router software to boost industry standard

EFF intros wireless router software to boost industry ...

This weekend, the digital rights group released a "hacker alpha" version of its Open Wireless Router software.

Breaches driving organizational security strategy, survey indicates

Breaches driving organizational security strategy, survey indicates

CyberArk interviewed 373 IT security executives and other senior management in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific as part of its eighth annual Global Advanced Threat Landscape survey.

Siemens industrial products impacted by four OpenSSL vulnerabilities

The vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely, and fairly easily, by an attacker to hijack sessions and crash the web server of the product.