Today’s Cyberthreats: Malware Assassination, Trojan Mouse
Each weekday morning, TechNewsDaily’s colleagues at SecurityNewsDaily give us a roundup on what’s worrying the guardians of cyberspace. Here’s what’s happening today.
Assassination by Malware: An Israeli hit team used a Trojan horse planted on its target’s laptop in order to track and kill a Hamas bigwig in Dubai last year, claims a feature article in the January issue of GQ magazine.
Data Breaches in 2010: There were 662 reported online security breaches reported in the U.S. last year, a 33 percent increase from 2009. Will that number rise by another 33 percent in 2011?