This post is part of a visual breakdown of the Equifax Breach - viewable here. One of the biggest and most notable breaches – the Equifax breach of 2017 – was a pivotal point in news coverage and the shift in focus to the security industry. In December of 2018, the US House of Representatives released a 96-page document outlining what happened 18 months prior. We’ve created a quick guide to highlight the events and timeline.
What we know about the recent Tesla breach Tesla alleges that an employee made changes to its Manufacturing Operating System (MOS), wrote malicious code intended to periodically export confidential company data, and installed it on the computers of three unsuspecting colleagues. This code successfully exported a large amount of data - including video and photos of manufacturing operations and proprietary code - to unknown third parties. The aftermath of breaches can last months or years There is an ongoing investigation to assess the full extent of damage and the cleanup costs are still unknown.