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Bug poachers target businesses, demand money for bug info

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jun 1, 2016.

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    Businesses are being hit with an extortion attempt based on attackers penetrating their network or websites and stealing corporate or user data. The attackers don’t say explicitly that the data will be published online, but are trying to get the victims to pay up to get information about the hole they used to breach the network. According to IBM researcher John Kuhn, there are over 30 known victims (and more than likely other unknown ones). … More →

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