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Name: Cybercriminals


Lubna Markar, Senior Marketing Manager for India and South Asia at McAfee, said, "Cyber criminals continue to leverage top celebrities to lure people to Web sites with malicious software. This year too, we saw cyber crooks leveraging Bollywood stars whereby the maximum number of malicious software-laden sites pertained to Sunny Leone." Check out More news from Telecom Sector :: Pharmaceutical Sector :: Auto Sector :: Infrastructure :: Real Estate
These threats aren't going away, either. In fact, according to Ferguson, "prices are going down" across the Russian underground: "Let's not pretend that these people aren't taking advantage of technology just like normal businesses -- improvements in technology are getting faster, and there are things like cloud services which they also use. The bad guys are using technologies to drive down costs in the same way businesses are." Ferguson cites the recent case of someone claiming to have bought the personal information of 1.1 million Facebook users for only $5 (£3...
"Those governments who attempt this are erecting barricades against an unstoppable tide" he will say
Indicating towards risks of using insecure mobile platforms and social networks, the report said, "Cybercriminals are changing their tactics to target fast growing mobile platforms and social networks where consumers are less aware of security risks." The report also estimated that around 66 per cent of online adults In India have been a victim of cybercrime in their lifetime...

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