Why 2017 will be the worst year ever for security

Why 2017 will be the worst year ever for security

Sony. Anthem. The Office of Personnel Management. Target. Yahoo. The past two years have seen one mega-breach after another—and 2017 promises to be the most catastrophic year yet. Security experts have long warned that most organizations don’t even know they’ve been...
Austria’s FACC, hit by cyber fraud, fires CEO

Austria’s FACC, hit by cyber fraud, fires CEO

The head of Austrian aerospace parts maker FACC has been fired after the company was hit by a cyber fraud that cost it 42 million euros ($47 million). The firm’s supervisory board decided at a 14-hour meeting on Tuesday to dismiss CEO Walter Stephan with...
How Fortune got inside the Sony hack

How Fortune got inside the Sony hack

What Peter Elkind found in his six-month investigation of the cybercrime of the century should terrify corporate America. We have devoted 12,000 words in our July 1 issue to an extraordinary story by Peter Elkind on the now infamous cyber­attack against Sony Corp.,...
Millions of hacked LinkedIn IDs advertised ‘for sale’

Millions of hacked LinkedIn IDs advertised ‘for sale’

A hacker is advertising what he says is more than one hundred million LinkedIn logins for sale.The IDs were reportedly sourced from a breach four years ago, which had previously been thought to have included a fraction of that number.At the time, the business-focused...