The Equifax breach proves destructive cyberattacks are only going to get worse


Equifax trading floor
As
many as 143 million Americans were likely accessed in one of the
largest data breaches in the United States.

Reuters / Brendan McDermid

Overlooked among the stark headlines of the sheer scale of personal
information hackers stole from credit monitor Equifax, was a
Symantec report
demonstrating that Dragonfly, a cyber-espionage group, continues
to escalate its access to energy facilities’ operational systems
in the United States, Turkey, and Switzerland.

More than simple exploration and espionage, the report shows a
clear step towards pursuing sabotage and destruction, a trend

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