How North Korean hackers stole 235 gigabytes of classified US and South Korean military plans

In September 2016, North Korean intelligence services stole a huge batch of classified US and South Korean military plans — including a plan to assassinate North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un and other top government officials.

View the full story here: https://www.vox.com/world/2017/10/13/16465882/north-korea-cyber-attack-capability-us-military

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60% of small companies that suffer a cyber attack are out of business within six months.

The U.S’ National Cyber Security Alliance found that 60 percent of small companies are unable to sustain their businesses over six months after a cyber attack. According to the Ponemon Institute, the average price for small businesses to clean up after their businesses have been hacked stands at $690,000; and, for middle market companies, it’s over $1 million.

View the full story here: http://www.denverpost.com/2016/10/23/small-companies-cyber-attack-out-of-business/

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