Epsilon security breach: 5 signs it’s only the tip of the iceberg – Mobile phones
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.”