Cybersecurity Fail: The Most Devastating Cyber Attacks and Hacks of 2017

Cyber attacks are becoming more and more prevalent. Here are some of the most devastating from the past year, as well as ways to boost your company’s cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity Fail: The Most Devastating Cyber Attacks and Hacks of 2017

Each week, SSI sister publication TechDecisions compiles the latest cybersecurity news on cyber attacks and who got hacked from around the internet.

Cybersecurity is becoming a main issue for many companies, its weekly feature is a good example of why. With 2017 officially in the books, we decided to pick out some of the biggest, most costly and most inventive cyber attacks carried out this past year.

Every week there are multiple stories of people, businesses and products being hacked for fun, for money and sometimes for evil. So there were plenty of stories to choose from. We picked out the ones that were big in the news, cost a lot of money and even took down large portions of the internet.

Make sure to check out the content below from TechDecisions to gain a better understanding of cybersecurity, and how cyber attacks are carried out.

After reading these pieces of content you’ll understand how cybersecurity works and get a better idea of how these weekly hacks are working. Only by being equipped with the right information can any organization hope to protect themselves against the constant threats out there.

Check out our slideshow in order to learn about some of the most financially devastating and uniquely inventive cyber attacks and hacks that have happened this year. By learning about them, you can help your organization protect itself against them in the future.

View the Most Devastating Cyberattacks and Hacks of 2017

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