Inside X-Force Command, IBM’s cutting-edge cyber security facility

December 30, 2016

Seated at a row of computers inside IBM’s new office in Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass., an unsuspecting employee has just clicked a malicious link in an email that has turned him into the latest victim of a pernicious phishing attack.

It’s an old story. The details are the only thing that change. Sometimes, the outcome is big enough to swing a presidential election (the DNC attack). This time, though, the damage is contained, because the attack was a controlled experiment.

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