Friday, February 10, 2012

Do You Know Who Your Online Enemies Are? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you know who the bad guys are in your virtual neighborhood and what their MO is?

Sure, you may be well versed in dealing with spammers that flood your inbox with pharmaceutical or Rolex replica themed messages, phishers that send spoofed emails in order to steal your personal information, or maybe even social media scammers that bring the “fun” to your social networking accounts by sending you links to survey scams, malicious videos, or whatever other junk they could dish up.

But there are a few other miscreants that you’ve forgotten about – Malvertisers, FakeAV Creators and App Trojanizers. Do you know what their MO is?

Thankfully, TrendLabs has created an infographic that illustrates the threats these virtual criminals produce and provide insight to how much they make from stolen data. Check it out:

Know Your Enemies INFOGRAPHIC


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