FIN4 May Have Embarked on a Risky Hacking/Insider Trading Strategy | Cady Bar the Door

I have two main thoughts.  First, sound information handling practices, and appropriate wariness among professionals using email, still go a long way toward securing confidential data within organizations.  It’s often not the most technologically advanced tactics that yield the worst data breaches.  Second, FIN4 has embarked on a complex money-making plan.  There may be many uses of this information, but one of them seems to be trading securities in the public markets.  That’s not as simple as it seems.  If you’re doing that, you’re on the grid and can’t really hide.  FINRA sees all of those trades and it isn’t that hard for regulators to find out who is making them….

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