Security risks

The Trend Micro Q3 2013 Security Roundup Report released on Monday has found an ongoing proliferation of Apple iOS phishing sites in Australia and New Zealand, as well as a continued increase in online banking malware.

The Trend Micro Q3 2013 Security Roundup Report released on Monday has found an ongoing proliferation of Apple iOS phishing sites in Australia and New Zealand, as well as a continued increase in online banking malware.

This report is a quarterly analysis by the Trend Micro Threat Analysis Team that describes cyber-security threats from the previous quarter combined with analysis to evaluate and anticipate emerging attacks.

Australia and New Zealand combined was rated the third-highest region for hosting Apple-targeted phishing sites, accounting for 10.7 per cent of the phishing sites blocked globally in the third quarter. Android users are also a prime target for cyber-criminals, with the number of malicious and high-risk apps reaching 1 million in the quarter.