Security attacks go up in cloud and mobile sectors


There is a proliferation of Android malware and
cloud-computing-related data breaches at a magnitude never seen before. Also,
social networking scams became even more sophisticated, and cybercriminals
continued to instigate a myriad of malicious schemes, according to Trend Micro.


“At the rate cybercriminals are launching attacks,
targeted or not, there’s just no telling how many more companies and users
will succumb to the dangers these pose before the year ends,” said
Raimund Genes, CTO, Trend Micro.


While the threat landscape continues to change and
becomes more sophisticated, Trend Micro and other global security teams made
impressive takedowns in 2Q.


Trend Micro participated in the takedown of a CARBERP
command-and-control (C&C) server, which had been stealing personal
information from users worldwide for several months since early 2010.


Trend Micro was instrumental in blocking malicious URLs
throughout 2Q, which put the company on Microsoft’s leader board for the
seventh straight month in a row.


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