Topic: U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team

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  • Epsilon security breach: 5 signs it's only the tip of the iceberg

    Epsilon security breach: 5 signs it's only the tip of the iceberg

    Targeted attacks are the trend in cyberspace. Six months ago, the world's first cyber superweapon – Stuxnet – was discovered to be targeting Iran's nuclear facilities. This week millions of e-mail addresses were reported stolen from Epsilon, a firm that supplies e-mail marketing to BestBuy, Disney, and many others. The two highlight a trend toward precision among those that create malicious software. Epsilon's information will help hackers craft very specific "phishing" e-mails that are far more subtle, experts say. Here are five emerging targets for precision attacks:

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