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Cyber-attacks may increase in 2014

Updated: 12/31/2013 8:00 AM
Created: 12/31/2013 2:48 AM WHEC.com

Security experts have an ominous cyber forecast for 2014.
 
Experts say if you go online, you may be more likely to come under "cyber-attack".
 
Security programmers at Mcafee predict a rise in malware targeting mobile devices, especially those running on Android operating systems.
 
"Ransomware" attacks in particular are predicted to go mobile. Those attacks are precipitated by a rise in virtual currencies.
 
Facebook and Instagram users, be aware: attacks targeting social networks are also expected to increase.



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