CNN: Massive Hack Hit 760 Companies Including IBM, Intel, Google


CNN reports that more than 760 organizations — including IBM, Intel, Facebook, Amazon, and Google — had a breached “command and control” server, the name for a machine that hackers use to direct the fleets of compromised PCs that they have gained control over. As the CNN article notes, most companies don’t like admitting that they’ve been compromised, but the fact is most companies are likely just finding out they’ve been hacked at all.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.

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