New Hacking Threats: Vulnerabilities and Sophisticated Ransomware
- Jennifer Schlesinger for CNBC May 20th, 2017
- Source: http://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/19/new-hacking-threats-fingerprint-vulnerabilities-and-sophisticated-ransomware.html
A massive cyberattack that struck 300,000 computers in 150 countries earlier this month has begun to slow, but experts warn there is more to come — including the ability to hack fingerprint readers.
"It is going to get worse before it gets better because we've becoming more reliant [on technology]… More sophisticated attacks will be hard to prevent," said Stuart Okin, a senior vice president of product at 1E, a cybersecurity firm that helps companies keep software up to date.