Commtouch, our email securities partner, brings you the "Internet Threats Trend Report, October 2012". This report is a FREE download (PDF format) and provides insight into the following areas:
The third quarter of 2012 provided further proof of the growing menace of Android malware with attacks that exclusively targeted the Google OS. The convincingly named “update” app requires user installation but provided its distributors with a platform for a mobile Android botnet or a vehicle for theft of corporate data.
July provided yet another botnet takedown – this time the Grum spam botnet. Although spam and zombie levels appeared to drop, the effect proved to be temporary. Spammers rallied quickly to recruit new zombies and resume spam-sending operations within a matter of days.
This quarter’s Trend Report also covers Olympic Games scams, careless spammers, and the “calling card” that one malware gang keeps using.
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