Finding more resistance than ever from large businesses, hackers are customizing their malware ploys for SMBs.
“Two years ago, the vice president of human relations at Texas Trust Credit Union (TTCU), a 60,000-member business in the Dallas area, received an unexpected email from a law firm. Attached was a complaint letter.
“Sensing something may have been amiss and having been trained to be on the lookout for questionable messages, the employee right-clicked on the attachment, where he was able to determine that the document was no complaint letter at all – it actually was a malware-laden ZIP file disguised to look like a PDF.”
See Size doesn’t matter: SMBs are now a major target of cyberattacks, by Dan Kaplan for SC Magazine.