Check out the “update” link below for a superb case study on this attack. Though we’re not sure the admission by CoinsPad will make their cyber insurance provider happy, if they have one. [See cyber insurance news here.]
“The hackers gained access to an employee’s computer by contacting them with what turned out to be a fake job offer, taking them through an interview process and tricking them into installing a program on their computers, CoinsPaid said in a Monday (Aug. 7) update on its website.
‘Although you may think that such an attempt to install malicious software on the employee’s computer is obvious, the hackers had spent six months learning all possible details about CoinsPaid, our team members, our company’s structure and so on,’ CoinsPaid said in the update.”
Read the article.