Today we published our report on the untold story of the Target attack. The full version is available here.
In December 2013, in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year, Target announced that it had been breached by attackers who had gotten away with 70M customers’ Personal Identifiable Information (PII). A few days later, Target admitted that 40M credit cards were stolen. The financial damages to Target currently stand at $148M, and according to analyst forecasts are estimated to reach $1B.
This report builds out the entire Target attack story and sheds light on the previously unanswered questions:
The report reveals the attackers’ Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) and details the following key findings:
For those interested in the short version, we’ve put together this infographic:
We are excited to inform you that we have been acquired by Microsoft.
At our core, Aorato has always been focused on strengthening enterprise security, by giving customers deeper visibility into their Active Directory and identity infrastructure with an emphasis on user behavior intelligence and analytics. Joining Microsoft gives us a unique opportunity to pursue this vision, and help customers at the broadest possible scale.
With this acquisition, we will cease selling our Directory Services Application Firewall (DAF) product. As part of Microsoft, we will share more on the future direction and packaging of these capabilities at a later time.
Thank you to all who have supported Aorato.