Kaspersky Lab discovered Desert Falcons, a cyber-espionage group targeting high profile organizations and individuals from Middle Eastern countries.
Since late 2013, an international cyber criminal group has been targeting banks around the world and has made off with $300 million - possibly even more - by compromising the banks' systems with malware and using the information gleaned via it to their advantage, Kaspersky Lab has revealed to the NYT.
More than 1,500 data breaches led to one billion data records compromised worldwide during 2014, according to Gemalto's Breach Level Index (BLI).
As more details about the Anthem data breach come to light, sources close to the investigation say that Chinese state-sponsored hackers might be behind the attack.
Anthem, the second-largest health insurer in the United States, has suffered a data breach that may turn out to be the largest health care breach to date, as the compromised database holds records of some 80 million individuals.
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