28 April 2011 by James Hayes
A poll Imperva conducted last week among visitors to Infosecurity Europe 'reveals' that 38 per cent of security professionals have witnessed tomorrow's confetti fest being used for 'malvertising', 34 per cent have seen wedding-related spam (the email kind, rather than canned meat in the reception buffet), and 20 per cent incidents of search engine poisoning.
"We're not surprised by the results," says Imperva's rather ingenuous CTO Amichai Shulman; yet, he observes, in one of the understatements of the week, "it is worrying that criminals are systematically jumping on every opportunity to illegally make money by identifying, and utilising, revenue-generating opportunities that utilise stolen credentials or inject malware." Um, worrying... Yes...
Edited: 28 April 2011 at 04:00 PM by James Hayes
Posted By: James Hayes @ 28 April 2011 11:34 AM Cyber Security
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