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BDO Cybersecurity Report 2017

08 March 2018

Original content provided by BDO Belgium

The BDO 2017 Annual Cyber Threat Insights Report presents a compilation of the significant events of 2017, based on on-going research conducted, with our partners, for clients across many sectors globally. It provides a summary trends, a focus on the major events of the year, and a timeline of the most notable hacks/attacks that a CIO should be aware of. The research is based on essentially open source information augmented by the insight that our analysts gather from their daily activities in monitoring & investigating client-defined intelligence objectives and targets. It does not represent a survey of our clients, or present any client confidential information or opinion; nor is it based on confidential end-user or victim disclosures.

In this Report

  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • SUMMARY OF TRENDS
  • NOTABLE EVENTS OF 2017
  • MOST SIGNIFICANT ATTACKS IN 2017
    • Petya/NotPetya–WidescaleDestructive Cyber Attack
    • WannaCry–Global Destructive Malware Attack
    • Equifax Breach
    • Leak of Nation-State Attack Tools & Documents
    • Paradise Papers –Leak Exposes Tax Evasions Of Trillions Of Dollars
  • SIGNIFICANT RANSOMWARE ATTACKS IN 2017
  • SIGNIFICANT ATTACKS IN 2017
  • SWIFT
    • BEC Attacks In 2017
    • Russian Intervention With U.S. Politics
    • Destructive Malware Attacks Against Saudi Arabia
    • DarknetMarket Activity During 2017
  • OTHER NOTABLE ATTACKS IN 2017
  • TIMELINE OF MAJOR EVENTS
  • BDO CYBER THREAT INSIGHTS