Think your Web security systems are up to snuff? Think again. This year may
bring a whole new slew of threats, and your business had better be ready.
From Target's stolen PIN codes to Snapchat's leaked user information, it seems
no company is impervious to a data breach. To defend your business in this new
age, you need to know the potential threats you face and how to safeguard
That's one reason McAfee Labs, the research division of the cybersecurity
software company McAfee, has released a list of what it believes will be the
biggest cyber threats for business owners in 2014.
"With target audiences so large, financing mechanisms so convenient, and
cyber-talent so accessible, robust innovation in criminal technology and
tactics will continue its surge forward in 2014," Vincent Weafer, senior vice
president of McAfee Labs, said in a statement. "The emergence and evolution of
advanced evasion techniques represents a new enterprise security battlefront,
where the hacker's deep knowledge of architectures and common security tactics
enable attacks that are very hard to uncover."
Here's what to watch out for in the coming year:
1. Mobile malware
We're all familiar with malware on PCs, but according ...