Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Targeted Attacks on the Rise

It's the other end of the threat spectrum: Instead of a massive attack on hundreds of your users, it's one message, sent to a single user, containing a backdoor Trojan -- or worse.

Such narrowly-targeted attacks are becoming more popular than ever, according to a new report issued today by MessageLabs. The messaging security company says it identified 716 emails in 249 targeted attacks last month. The attacks targeted 263 different domains, belonging to 216 different customers.

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