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Beware! It’s a Cyber Jungle Out There! [Infographic]

November 17th, 2014 by admin

It's a Jungle Out There Infographic imageHere is another monthly cyber breach infographic for cyber attacks reported during October 2014. To see previous infographics see August 2014 and September 2014.

In the last few months we have seen a definite focus on the retail industry and it is clear that attackers have built an infrastructure to steal credit card numbers and convert them into money. During September mainly larger brick-and-mortar stores were breached, however, during October we have seen a substantial increase in attacks on online stores.

The market for stolen credit cards is getting more commoditized and attackers who target smaller websites can also make some cash. Smaller online stores are often less secure than their larger brick-and-mortar counterparts, and now that the attack infrastructure is in place means it is easier to attack multiple smaller sites than a large brick-and-mortar store.

In the infographic below we have once again selected some of the main cyber attacks that were reported during October 2014. A November infographic is on its way….

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LightCyber - It s a jungle out there - Infographic

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