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About one million malware threats released every day: Reports

  • Painting a worrying picture of cyber security, new reports revealed that almost a million new malware threats were released every day in 2014.

    Last year, a total of over 300 million new malwares were created, the reports from the cyber security wings of Symantec and Verizon said.

    Many high-profile cases of cyber crime were reported last year, including the infamous Sony hack.

    Interestingly, in nine out of 10 cases, hackers used bugs, which have been around for more than a decade, the reports indicated.

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