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Putting a number on the cost of cybercrime and cyberespionage is the headline, but the dollar figure begs important questions about the damage to the victims from the cumulative effect of losses in cyberspace. This report explores the economic impact of cybercrime including estimation, regional variances, IP theft, opportunity and recovery costs and the future of cybercrime.
This report explores the economic impact of cybercrime including estimation, regional variances, IP theft, opportunity and recovery costs and the future of cybercrime
This in-depth report details a common way in which cyber thieves launder money – through online gambling sites.
This Executive Summary highlights a common way in which cyber thieves launder money – through online gambling sites.
One of the most common methods for distributing PC malware is the use of email spam messages that pose as tracking notifications from popular delivery companies such as DHL Express, FedEx, or UPS. The reason for this popularity is the malware’s effectiveness. Most of the time the victim receiving the message can’t resist opening the […]
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In 2012, my colleagues Deepak Gupta and Xiaoning Li explained in a white paper how some malware can operate at the kernel level to bypass Microsoft’s security for 64-bit Windows systems. Today a small utility program named KPP-Destroyer can be found online. Previous versions of KPP-Destroyer had some bugs on a Windows 8.1 computer, but […]
Recently, the McAfee Advanced Exploit Detection System (AEDS) has delivered some interesting RTF files to our table. These RTFs have executables “attached” to the documents. Usually, some words in the documents try to convince users to click and run the attachments. The following figure shows the point at which a user clicks on the attachment. […]
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