CNET – Computer Attacks grow exponential
More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.
Kaspersky saw four times more mobile malware attacks in 2014 than the year before, said Patrick Nielsen, a researcher with the company.
Avoiding “shady websites,” as Nielsen put it, isn’t enough in an age when malware can be delivered by ads on legitimate sites like Yahoo News. So that’s the new trend.[Cnet]