Malware will go more mobile next year as digital currencies fuel malicious ransomware attacks worldwide, according to computer security firm McAfee Labs.
After the data breach at Target this month exposed a growing threat from hackers, companies and individuals alike should be careful not to keep all their data in the same cloud service, McAfee Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy said Monday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Some cloud networks remain more private than others, she said.
"What I would suggest to you as an individual is to be quite wary of cloud computing, and limit and separate the type of information that you share on various cloud platforms," Dennedy said.
(Read more: Swiped: 5 lessons from the Target card breach)