Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday September 02, 2015

Intel: Criminals Getting Better At Data Exfiltration

According to a new report from Intel Security, crooks are finding new ways smuggle data out of the workplace.

For example, if a company's employees post pictures to Twitter, attackers can embed data into images so that the image still looks normal to the human eye, and attach the image to an otherwise harmless-sounding Twitter post. "The attacker can then follow the Twitter feed," said Grobman. "It looks legitimate but it is actually smuggling data out."