5 Ways The Cyber-Threat Landscape Shifted In 20165 Ways The Cyber-Threat Landscape Shifted In 2016
IoT botnets and turnkey phishing services were just some of the ways the bad guys stayed ahead in 2016.
December 19, 2016
Change is the one constant in the threat landscape, and cyber events of 2016 served as a reminder of that aphorism in multiple and often painful ways.
Whether it was stealing tens of millions of dollars from financial institutions, locking hospitals and mass-transit systems out of critical data, or assembling deadly attack networks from innocuous consumer devices, adversaries as always found a way to stay one step ahead of the good guys. They continued to surprise and outmaneuver defenders by constantly innovating, improving, and evolving their tactics, techniques and procedures.
Here in no special order are five broad threat categories that evolved, mutated, or grew faster than many had anticipated.
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