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Industrialized identity theft

Industrialized identity theft

The scale of identity theft has reached an industrial scale that deserves attention as its own economic sector within the larger cybercriminal economy that thrives off the sale of such information.

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Industrialized identity theft

Industrialized identity theft

The scale of identity theft has reached an industrial scale that deserves attention as its own economic sector within the larger cybercriminal economy that thrives off the sale of such information.

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RDP strikes back with a vengeance

RDP strikes back with a vengeance

It’s amazing the number of sensitive machines exposed via the obvious Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (port: 3389 by default)- and given the carelessness with which staff tend to provision cloud computing resources for our infrastructure needs in this day in age - it remains a persistent weak-spot for everyone from the average Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (whose tax data cybercriminals will silently plunder & exploit- they have been doing so on a massive scale in recent years, in increasingly complex and organized tax-fraud schemes that underline the severity of the threat organized cybercrime poses to established businesses in the United States and abroad) to a banking institution with millions of customers whose data is often left exposed and un-protected, allowing hackers using RDP as a initial means of compromise to quickly siphon client’s social security numbers, employment history, credit ratings, Drivers License scans…and the list goes on.

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