Website Security Threat Report 2014

In 2013 attention was focused on cyber-espionage, threats to privacy and the acts of malicious insiders. However, the end of 2013 provided a painful reminder that cybercrime remains prevalent and that damaging threats from cybercriminals continue to cast a shadow over businesses and consumers. Eight breaches in 2013 each exposed more than 10 million identities and targeted attacks increased.
This year’s WSTR covers the wide-ranging threat landscape, with data collected and analysed by Symantec’s security experts. In this summary, we highlight the key areas.