Security Watch: Drive-by danger and ransom threat among growing concerns

Experts warn of more targeted attacks using social media.

6th April, 2014

The attack delivery is more graceful now, said Conor O'Neill, security consultant with Espion. Discussing the dangers businesses face in online environments at present, O'Neill said that should a company be rigorously targeted by a cyber-criminal there is a whole host of avenues open to them via the web.

''You can get so much information on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, said O'Neill. ''One incident I saw recently was a chief executive of a company who...

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