1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Terrorists opt for consumer tools

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 13, 2016.

  1. RSS

    RSS New Member Member

    Although cybercriminals have been turning out specialized hacking and attack tools at a rapid pace, terrorists are often using legitimate, consumer-focused technologies, according to a new Trend Micro report.

    "They're abusing legitimate technology for their own gain," said Ed Cabrera, vice president of cybersecurity strategy at Trend Micro.

    Sometimes, the vendors involved shut down accounts that are being used by terrorists, he said.

    "As accounts become not usable, they pivot to other applications," he said.

    To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

    Continue reading...

Share This Page