Online Attacks Spreading Faster, Wider, Researcher Says

Just as computing power rushes to the cloud and users’ attention shifts from PCs to their mobile devices and social networks — so does the focus of the bad guys.Consider the Bohu Trojan recently spotted in China by Microsoft security researchers Jingli Li and Zhitao Zhou. This Trojan blocks connections to cloud anti-virus applications from customers’ Windows systems, and has been active against common anti-virus vendors in that country, according to a Microsoft blog post.

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