Blame for the February cyber theft of $81 million dollars from the Bangladesh central bank New York reserves in February has been levelled at SWIFT technicians by the investigating Bangladeshi police, which SWIFT rejects. [Read More]
Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal, issued a cease-and-desist letter to a journalists' collective urging it not to release online a trove of documents plundered from its computer servers. [Read More]
Qatar National Bank said that its systems are "fully secure" following a hacker attack that resulted in a large number of files allegedly stolen from the financial institution’s systems being leaked online. [Read More]
The kill chain should flow into a cycle, where an organization can learn lessons from an attack and ensure that future attempts at reconnaissance cannot use the same information, thereby reducing the attack surface.
While we must continue to use defensive technologies because they help address the level of white noise that has become part of the cost to operate in our hyper-connected, digitized world, we can’t stop there.