The right tools and an organisation-wide commitment, even the largest organisations can regain control of their data.
Matt Hillman, principle security researcher on MWR InfoSecurity’s detection and response unit Countercept, breaks down what has happened, and offers practical advice on keeping safe and potential recovery.
The move sees two of the largest and most notorious dark web marketplaces seized and shut down by Europol.
Here is the outline how the cyber attack unfolded, and what the initial perceptions were vs. what we know now, based on what was analysed.
Emails from unknown senders should be treated with great care no matter how official the subject line may seem.
New system offers increased security and convenience, but only certain mobile devices will be able to access it.
Poor implementation of the payment processing algorithm, paired with an unfortunate choice of victim country makes us think that this attack spelled “cyber-war” more than it spelled “money”.
Security experts need to accept that the company perimeter is changing – with many no longer knowing where it resides today.