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The Cost of Making the Front Page: What You Need to Know About the Growing Threat of Public Breaches
Some estimates suggest that the overall cost to British Airways of the breach disclosed in September 2018 may reach $1 billion USD. That attack did not involve data encryption or ransom demands.
Instead it saw cybercriminals using third-party code on the BA website to divert customers to a fraudulent site where personally identifiable data from as many as 500,000 customers and approximately 380,000 credit card numbers were captured.
These types of attacks are called public breach attacks, and they’re on the rise. Learn more about these attacks and their effect on business by reading this important white paper.