Hackers have stolen millions from various enterprises in an attack using a variation of the Dyre Wolf Malware plus some Social Engineering tactics. These attackers have come up with a sophisticated method that consists of spear phishing, malware and DDOS attacks during this crime.
A few members of the British Airways Executive Club complained about their points from their accounts getting stolen. Some of these points were used to book a hotel room and others had all their points wiped out. According to a report from BBC, this issue was dated back at least 2 weeks.
It’s just the start of a new year and already three companies have been reported to have suffered Security breaches – restaurant chain Chick-Fil-A, bit-coin exchange Bitstamp, and investment firm Morgan Stanley.
Aside from the widely publicized Sony Hack reported late last year 2014, new headlines have been added to the list of cybersecurity victims.