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Symantec Intelligence Report: February 2014

The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks.
29 pages, 1.08 MB (PDF)

Highlights from February 2014 Intelligence Report

Key Findings

  • In the last twelve months, running from March 2013 through February 2014, more than 500 million identities have been exposed.
  • Targeted attacks dropped slightly February, though remained at higher numbers than in the last four months of 2013.
  • The global spam rate increased 2.2 percentage points in February and the email virus rate is up slightly from January to one in 351 emails.
Information Exposed in Breaches, February 2014
Information Exposed in Breaches, February 2014

Email Virus Rate: November 2012 to February 2014

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