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Beware of Cybercriminals This Festive Season
By Joy Hou - on 29 Dec 2011, 5:56pm

Beware of Cybercriminals This Festive Season

Now that Christmas is (almost) over, here comes the start of the festive buying season.

This infographic depicts several possible scenarios of holiday-themed attacks to look out for this season. (Source: Trend Micro)

Trend Micro warns that with the increase in purchases of presents comes the increase of threats, as cybercriminals always look to capitalize on lucrative opportunities during the holiday seasons.

Be it making a purchase online, or sending a seemingly harmless e-greeting card, malicious viruses remain a threat. Trend Micro suggests that consumers arm themselves with the following useful information this season.

The eBook guide, “Season’s Warnings,” can be downloaded here.

The “Holiday-themed Attack Scenarios” infographic can be downloaded here.

For more information on the types of attacks cybercriminals are implementing, please visit the Trend Micro Malware Blog here.


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