IT can do to minimise and deflect the impact. “It is important that businesses are aware and take proactive steps to prevent becoming the next victim of a cyber attack,” he summarises.
* The total number of data breaches (100) in 2012 has already surpassed the figure for the entire 2011 calendar year
* Online financial fraud attacks have spread worldwide in Q3 2012
* Mobile malware shows steady growth, while the Android platform remains the largest target
* Ransomware, which extorts money from its victims, becomes one of the fastest-growing areas of cybercrime