Stories of targeted attacks on IP continue to bombard the news.
“A hack attack that targeted Google in December also hit 33 other companies, including financial institutions and defense contractors, and was aimed at stealing source code from the companies, say security researchers at iDefense.”
More at: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/01/google-hack-attack/
“The scope of this is much larger than anybody has every conveyed,” says Kevin Mandia, CEO and president of Virginia-based computer security and forensic firm Mandiant. “There [are] not 50 companies compromised. There are thousands of companies compromised. Actively, right now.”
More at: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/02/apt-hacks/#ixzz0fAJeb0HD
“If you’re a law firm and you’re doing business in places like China, it’s so probable you’re compromised and it’s very probable there’s not much you can do about it,” Mandia says.
More at: http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/02/apt-hacks/#ixzz0fAK1RdRX
And this is nothing new….
More than one-third (34 percent) of U.S. companies in a recent survey* said they had investigated a violation of data protection regulations or privacy in the past year. More than one-third also said customer data was exposed or stolen, and 28 percent said they had been hit by exposure or theft of their intellectual property.
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* Proofpoint's "Outbound Email and Data Loss Prevention in Today's Enterprise" survey. http://www.proofpoint.com/id/outbound/index.php
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