Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Private security firm Mandiant says hacking attacks that originate in China have resumed after an apparent three-month hiatus. One form of hacking that is getting a lot of attention is something called spear phishing. Recently an organization calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army used spear phishing to attack several media organizations. And Microsoft will announce the latest Xbox gaming console. CNET's Lindsey Turrentine says it's about time.
Posted In: hackers, hacking, spear phishing, China
'Spear phishing', a form of targeted hacking, is drawing a lot of attention. How can you protect yourself?