financial loss

Phishing Lands Big Paydays from Small Batches

Phishers actually land a tiny percentage of
victims, but the end result is big bucks — to the tune of $2.4 million
to $9.4 million a year, according to a new study that measured real
phishing attacks on banks. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

Companies Unwilling to Disclose Financial Loss

Malware attacks and infections are up 50 percent from 2008 and losses are down, according to a Computer Security Institute report, but the industry organization says very few companies are willing to disclose dollar amounts. Read the full article. [Security Focus]

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