Endpoint specific malware renders signature detection useless

Zero-day phishing attacks are becoming the hacker’s choice for stealing identities.
By Ian Barker
Signature-based security could be virtually useless as 97 percent of malware is unique to a specific endpoint says a new report.
This is among the findings of the latest annual Webroot Threat Brief which shows that today’s threats are truly global and highly dynamic. Many attacks are staged, delivered, and terminated within a matter of hours, or even minutes, having harvested user credentials and other sensitive information.
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