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Tracing Key Moments in the History of Malware

Entrust Datacard

Certain types of diseases seem to only occur within certain national boundaries. Malware is not one of them. A formidable threat to enterprise security since the 1980s, cybercrime is a truly global phenomenon, and no business is safe from its reach.

A brief look at the history of malware attacks reveals a degree of variance within the virtual threat landscape that makes pinpointing and stopping such attacks extremely difficult.

As the historic virus examples illustrate, the malware problem has been and will continue to be a constant threat. Since an offensive line against cybercrime is not possible, enterprises need to prepare the best defense they can.

Tags : history, malware, cybercrime, global, attacks, virtual threat, defense, security
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Published:  Jul 21, 2014
Length:  1
Type:  White Paper