Each year Cisco releases a Security Report, and it is that time again. The opening statement in the report states:

The tactics developed by malware authors and online criminals have shown increasing sophistication over the past several years. Recent Cisco security reports have chronicled such innovation in the shadow economy, along with security professionals’ fight to stay ahead of adversaries“.

As you can imagine the report goes into detail and elaborates on this statement covering such items as:

  1. Specific Vulnerabilities being used heavily
  2. Exploit Kits being used
  3. Anonymous Services
  4. Ransomware
  5. Malware
  6. Spam
  7. Overall industry approach to security

If things like this are of interest then head over to the site and register for the PDF download.