Forget the outdated hacker image of a spotty anarchic teenager holed up in his bedroom defacing the websites of global organizations; today’s hackers are not only older but more determined than ever to claim your cash and identity.
At first glance, the term “ethical hacking” may seem like an oxymoron. That’s because criminal “hacker” has become a pejorative that’s closely tied to the bad guys — black hat threat actors looking to steal or corrupt data or other assets within digital reach. The truth is, there are plenty of good guys in the…
For some time now, Kaspersky Lab has been tracking a shift in virus
writers' tactics. The relative decline in the number of global epidemics
during the last year signals a move away from the use of mass attacks on users worldwide. Instead, attacks are becoming more localized.