Despite a growing number of data breaches occurring under the glare of the public spotlight, 71 percent of employees in a new survey report that they have access to data they should not see, and more than half say that this access is frequent or very frequent.
While we continue to wait for an official statement and/or explanation from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the stolen data leaked by the attackers and the analysis of the used malware allow us to patch together bits and pieces of what happened.
In the third quarter, McAfee Labs detected more than 307 new threats every minute, or more than five every second, with mobile malware samples growing by 16 percent during the quarter, and overall malware surging by 76 percent year over year.
Employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment have received a bizarre email purportedly sent by the hackers who took down the company's network and systems.
The security picture painted by the stolen and leaked documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment becomes uglier by the day, as several companies and news outlets continue to show the results of their rummaging through the leaked data.
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