We typically expect to see at least three to four zero-day vulnerabilities a year. October 2014 is proving to be an exception to the rule as three zero-day vulnerabilities have already been exploited within the month.
This Trend Micro paper unravels a series of attacks that targets military officials and defense contractors. Dubbed as “Operation Pawn Storm,” the group of threat actors use two known attack vectors: spear phishing emails and a network of phishing websites.
Recent data breaches in big enterprises make one thing clear: data privacy and protection is a concern for all organizations, not just large ones. Data privacy isn't just a "big business" problem. Even smaller organizations are at risk.
The latter half of 2013 lay witness to two new targeted attack campaigns: BLYPT, which hosts its servers in Romania and Turkey, and Esile, which targets government agencies in APAC to execute remote commands.