The first six months of 2017 have seen an inordinate number of cybersecurity meltdowns. And they weren’t just your standard corporate breaches. It’s only July, and already there’s been viral, state-sponsored ransomware, leaks of spy tools from US intelligence agencies, and full-on campaign hacking. And that’s just the beginning.
Let this recap of 2017’s biggest cyber-incidents so far serve as a reminder of just how chaotic things have already gotten–and the year’s only halfway done.
- Shadow Brokers
- Wikileaks CIA Vault 7
- 198 Million Voter Records Exposed
- Macron Campaign Hack
Author: Lily Hay Newman