Imagine a burglar breaking into your house and living undetected inside your home—for months. That’s the current state of cybercrime.
According to root9B, a startup in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a hacker who infiltrated a computer network on Jan. 1 would typically operate unnoticed until now. That is, until August 17—229 days on the inside, stealing data and spying. This sort of ongoing breach may sound like a plotline from the paranoid realm of Mr. Robot, but the real-life corporate victims know otherwise. Just ask Sony, Target, Home Depot and the Democratic National Committee.
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