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The Anatomy of an Attack

Many times in this space we have discussed the results of an organization suffering a breach. These have included the fines an organization receives due to lackluster security practices, or the long-term damage a breach could potentially inflict on an organization’s reputation. Today, we’re going to move our gaze from the aftermath of an attack to it’s beginnings. What does a breach in real time look like, and what are the immediate steps an organization can take to remedy this attack? Meet the Attacker Since the summer of 2016, a hacking group known as “TheDarkOverlord” has been attacking businesses in the healthcare and financial sectors, grabbing private information and using it as a means of extortion. For example, in September

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