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

Friday February 26, 2016

How Hackers Are Making The Worst-Case Security Scenario Ever Worse

Is it just me or does it seem like hackers are scraping the bottom of the barrel lately? Extorting money from old people. Hackers targeting hospitals, emergency systems and so on is pretty lame. frown

The nature of these attacks, the report says, means that they often resulted in the public release of confidential data, causing embarrassment and reputational damage to the company and for some, the disruption even resulted in the lost of capability to function as a business due to what's described as "the crippling loss of critical systems".