An interesting article was posted on InformatonWeek.com today regarding what type of Internet attacks corporations are spending to defend against. With the recent popularity of Anonymous, LulzSec and other hacktivist groups, we were surprised to read the answer.
“The difference is, if you’re attacked by a hacktivist organization, you might see your data posted immediately to the Web,” Sverdlove said. “If you’re attacked by a criminal enterprise, you might start seeing a trickle of compromised accounts after a few months. If you’re attacked by a nation state, you might never find out about that.”
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