While a massive flood of attacks has yet to hit the oil and gas industry, cybersecurity experts say this could be the calm before the storm.
About 40 percent of Gmail accounts used to phish for log-ins were recently operating out of Nigeria, Google researchers say, and half of them were targeting people in the United States.
The “biggest cyberthreat” of the year isn’t just a problem for big businesses. Eager to pluck the lowest-hanging fruit, cybercriminals are increasingly targeting small organizations and consumers.
Oren Falkowitz, author of Pineapple Sparkle, says technology needs to provide for online consumers what seat belts provide for car passengers. And consumers need to appreciate it.