Howard Schmidt, former White House cybersecurity coordinator, discusses the threat to the U.S. economy from cyber attacks against corporations and the black-market for the selling of information on system vulnerabilities. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
It’s been a chilling year so far for web and mobile security. Cybercriminals continue to think of clever and sneaky ways to strip millions of consumers of credit card information and personal data, thanks largely in part to malicious links, phishing scams and password hacks.
The team at cybercrime prevention company ThreatMetrix has put together an infographic detailing the top 10 spookiest cyberattacks of the year so far. And with big names such as Zappos, Amazon, LinkedIn and Android gracing the list, there’s a good chance you or someone you know has fallen victim to a security breach.
“With threats looming everywhere from banks and web browsers to online dating and social networking sites, this list is sure to leave you with goosebumps,” the company says.
For a full look at the spookiest cyber attacks of 2012, check out the infographic.
Source: Mashable.com, threatmetrix.com
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