The potential for cyberattacks being launched against those attending the games, and even those watching from afar, is so strong that U.S. CERT has issued cybersecuirty guidelines for visitors.
The hackers who breached HBO may have stolen more than 1.5 Terabytes of data.
The C&C infrastructures that cybercriminals rely on to compromise their victims can be just as vulnerable to exploits as the machines they infected in the first place, making them susceptible to possible retribution attacks.
International cooperation across all levels of government and law enforcement with those agencies working closely with the cybersecurity industry is the only way to bring down cybercrime operations, an FBI official said at Black Hat 2017.
A new iteration of Cerber ransomware, v5.0.1, is taking a novel approach in its dissemination methods.