20 Aug '12, 4am

Symantec Intelligence Report reveals 1 of every 364 emails to SMBs are phishing attacks - e27

Symantec Intelligence Report reveals 1 of every 364 emails to SMBs are phishing attacks - e27

This comprehensive reports also shows how attackers are using Olympic themed hashtags on Twitter to spread malicious code, pushing threats with popular Olympic-themed Android apps and creating spam and phishing scams that are not what it seem to be. These attackers formulate plans to trick users into downloading malware. The Olympic theme has been the major contributing scam content, doubling from late May to late July, when the Games began. Scams include fake promo emails from MasterCard promising trips to the Games and fake gift cards from Visa in order to get recipient’s personal information.

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