Many of the attacks reported in our news were mainly meant to steal some type of asset and only incidentally they ended damaging intangible or economical assets: these were somehow cascading and unwanted effects of the attack, probably […]
The head of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has warned that a major cyber-attack on the UK is a matter of “when, not if”, raising the prospect of devastating disruption to British elections and critical infrastructure.
DARK Reading reported an interesting news on a direct measure of the damages that a data breach has on an intangible asset: “Equifax’s 25% reduction in share value and other industry-wide stats show that consumers aren’t so apathetic about […]
Accenture has published its 2017 report on the costs of cybercrime.
The report offers interesting insights about the topics Hermeneut research on, highlighting that:
- Social engineering is lowering costs of cybercrime;
- Discovering attackers […]
According to the Guardian, Deloitte, an accountancy firms providing auditing and cybersecurity advice to banks, companies and government agencies, was hit by a cyber-attack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its clients.
Equifax, one of the “big-three” U.S. credit bureaus, reported that a data breach at the company may have affected 143 million Americans, by providing criminals with full names, Social Security […]