Saturday, August 27, 2011
"Data exhaust" from Irene
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned Thursday that, in the wake of hurricane Irene, we should "…be on the lookout for storm-related phishing attacks and other malicious cyberactivity." Given my posting yesterday about cybercriminals waiting until the weekend to loot Fidelity National Information Services of about $13 million via their worldwide ATM network, it is not unrealistic to heed the DHS warning. One interesting question involves who will make the most of Irene along the eastern seaboard: Chinese cyberwarriors or Russian crooks?
Posted by Destroying Angel at 8/27/2011 04:35:00 PM