The security of the web itself was tested in unprecedented ways in 2014--but the news isn't all bad.
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Trend Micro’s Q3 security roundup report has revealed a steady rise in malicious links across Australia for 2014. Australians clicked on more than 45.5 million malicious links in the third quarter of 2014, up from 39 million in Q2 and nearly 27 million malicious links in Q1.
I was Shellshocked last week.
Shellshock/bash bug exploits can force compromised servers to act as bots and, depending on the types of privileges the servers have, attackers can make them do a lot worse. So corporate security pros should patch important affected machines as soon as possible.