About this Report
In the third quarter of 2014, early attention was focused on celebrity (Apple iCloud) account hacking and corporate data breaches. By the end of the quarter, cybersecurity professionals had received yet another agonizing reminder that no system is perfect with the announcement of the Shellshock bug affecting the BASH shell. Cybercriminals also used global tragedies, such as Ebola and airline disasters, to further enhance their phishing, spam, and malware distribution efforts.
Further Report Highlights: Diet spam featured heavily, accounting for 31% of all spam emails this quarter, and The Russian Federation, followed by Vietnam continue to hold the top spots for zombie countries.
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