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Cybercrime Attacks to Look Out for in 2015

CYBERCRIME ATTACKS TO LOOK OUT FOR in 2015 TARGETED AT TACKS SOPHISTICATED SPAM ..... . •.... . Scammers will make targeted attacks dependent on how much data an individual shares online. More spam is set to reach your inbox due to more sophisticated methods of sending spam. MOBILE PAYMENTS RANSOMWARE Scammers are likely to target mobile payment services, particularly popular ones such as Apple Pay. There will be an increase in ransomware, in which cybercriminals lock devices demanding a fee for their release. APPLEMALWARE BIGGER TARGETS •.....•.....•.• after large Apple have always claimed to have greater security than other brands, but iOS devices will be vulnerable to attack too in 2015. Scammers will institutions in banking and healthcare as well as home go users. You Tube if OPENSOURCE CODE SOCIALMEDIA MALWARE Cybercriminals will look for more vulnerabilities in source code as in the Shellshock and Heartbleed incidents. Malicious videos on sites such as Facebook are expected to increase, as well as maliciouS links within videos. PROTECT YOURSELF Install an antivirus programme. Backup files regularly. Put up a firewall. Never click on suspicious links. Use encryption software. Keep devices safe from thieves. Create strong passwords. Enable remote wiping. FOCUS Sources: TRAINING & SOLUTIONS www.businessinsider.com www.theguardian.com wWW.FOCUSTRAINING.CO.UK

Cybercrime Attacks to Look Out for in 2015

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Be aware of these major cybercrimes that are expected to hit in 2015.

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