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Cybercriminals increasingly exploiting human nature

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 27, 2016.

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    Cybercriminals are exploiting human nature as they rely on familiar attack patterns such as phishing, and increase their reliance on ransomware, finds the Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report. This year’s report points to repeating themes from prior-year findings and storylines that continue to play off of human frailty, including: 89 percent of all attacks involve financial or espionage motivations Most attacks exploit known vulnerabilities that have never been patched despite patches being available for … More →

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