The Most Dangerous Malware Trends for 2014


By Vanessa Cardwell, Marketing Manager, Netutils

Views expressed in this post are original thoughts posted by Vanessa Cardwell, Marketing Manager, Netutils. These views are her own and in no way do they represent the views of the company.

Given the increase in frequency and evolution of malware threats in recent months we MalewareThreatsImagethought you’d be interested in taking a look at this thought provoking infographic from our partners Trusteer detailing the 5 most dangerous malware trends for 2014. The infographic gives an explanation of the threat and the danger. You can check out the full blog post on the Trusteer website here or view the infographic below which lists the 5 threats in 2014 as:

  1. Source code leaks will accelerate malware release cycles
  2. Mobile SMS forwarding malware will become ubiquitous
  3. Old school malware techniques will make a comeback
  4. Account takeover will move to victims device
  5. Malware research evasion will become more popular

Malware Trends 2014 Infographic Final

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