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IDG Contributor Network: Time to clean up our cybersecurity streets

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jul 25, 2016.

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    What if I told you that by not protecting your business against cyber-attacks you were being selfish?

    Yes, selfish.

    Being a victim of a cyber-attack or fraud isn't just your problem. It's everyone's problem. Here's why.

    Many of the top cyber-security threats spread via compromised computers


    Infecting a computer, then using it to spread the infection further isn't a new strategy - it's exactly how viruses have worked for decades. Today, compromised systems can have a greater impact than ever before.

    Bot-nets are a group of computers that have been compromised and can be coordinated like a zombie army. They're used to spread their own software, spam, viruses, ransomware, or perform denial-of-service attacks.

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