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Securing Server Firmware Crucial for Protecting Your Business


Ransomware attacks are getting harder to avoid because today’s hackers target server hardware; HPE Gen10 provides the protection you need by driving security all the way down to the firmware level.

CIOs everywhere feel the pain of the InfoSec team at HBO. In late July, HBO experienced a major cyberattack where hackers claimed to have acquired 1.5 terabytes of data—including scripts and other content for the popular Game of Thrones series.

The hackers then released unaired episodes of Ballers and Room 104 to online file-sharing sites, followed by unaired episodes of Game of Thrones and Curb Your Enthusiasm. As the hackers threatened to expose more content, reports emerged that HBO offered $250K, asking for more time before any additional content was released.

Then came more bad news in mid-August: HBO security was compromised again. A hacking group called OurMine targeted HBO’s Twitter page and the Game of Thrones Facebook page—not to ask for ransom money but to call out HBO’s so-called “weak” IT security.

Read the entire article here, Securing Server Firmware Crucial for Protecting Your Business

via the fine folks at HP Enterprise.

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