Emails advertising fake news about the crisis in Syria are spreading information-stealing malware to those who click on them.
In the past several years both financial fraud and IBM Security Trusteer Rapport have made huge leaps in technology.
Endpoint security can be compromised if employees have permission to make administrative changes on company devices. However, they may still be at risk.
Businesses should protect themselves against advanced malware; although it makes up a small sliver of malware threats, its impact can be devastating.
According to the FBI, financial institutions should protect themselves against malware attacks that have been targeting employees for login credentials.
Zeus is known to target members of financial institutions. However, this malware also uses a configuration file to steal from enterprises.