As long there is money to be made, cybercriminals will continue to take advantage of our security weakness to pick our pockets! And hackers are a dime a dozen, with lots of tools at their disposal. Check out this Cyber Threat Report, brought to you by Sophos, to learn more about the capitalistic cybercriminal and the money behind malware.
In the time it takes you to read this article, many of you will fall victim to a cyber-attack. It’s no longer a question of if, but when you’ll be breached. The traditional hacker operated as a lone wolf, committing crime just for kicks.
“There’s software-as-a-service, where they can go out and buy an exploit kit for $280, rent it for a week and then give it back. So, they could buy a ransomware attack, they could buy a phishing attack. That stuff is happening more and more,” says Michelle Drolet, CEO at Towerwall. She knows how difficult it is to fight cybercrime.
“There’s too many things happening way too fast and there’s too many data points out there that are under attack at the same time where the systems are being compromised because people are not paying attention,” says Drolet.