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More online targeted attacks seen in Asia-Pac

Cybercriminals will carry out long-term attacks on entities in 2015 to collect secret personal, govt data: Trend Micro

Published Sun, Nov 23, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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THE Asia-Pacific region is likely to see an increase in the number of online targeted attacks next year as cybercriminals try to gather intelligence, including financial information, personal data and top-secret classified government data.

An online targeted attack refers to a type of threat in which cybercriminals actively pursue and compromise an entity's IT infrastructure while maintaining anonymity.

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