Midyear Security Report: Exploit Kits and Ransomware Get Creative

By Craig Williams The modern online adversary is out to make money, not simply hack networks for the fun of it. In the Cisco 2015 Midyear Security Report , there’s yet more evidence that criminals are using tools with ever-increasing sophistication to steal valuable personal or financial data and sell it, coerce users into paying ransoms for their own data, and generally reap financial rewards for their exploits. The Angler exploit kit continues to lead the market in terms of sophistication and effectiveness. As explained in the Cisco []

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