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Digital perpetrators making more sector specific attacks

Published Sun, Jun 8, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[SINGAPORE] The digital bad guys are making far more targeted attacks tailored to work on businesses in a specific industry, say security specialists.

Gone are the days when attackers mounted blanket campaigns across industries. These days, the hacks carried out on the financial industry, for example, are different from those committed against retail businesses.

The intrusion method of choice for the financial industry is via websites; for retail businesses, the preferred way in is via the point-of-sale system.

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