When you think of a modern-day hacker, chances are you picture a shady character camped out behind a sea of monitors, working all day and night to infiltrate networks and systems through fancy coding and password cracking.
Just a few short years ago, virtual private networks (VPNs) were a novel technology to the masses. The advanced security and anonymity they offered were only for paranoids and dissidents. Fast forward to today’s internet with its daily headlines of massive data breaches, government snooping, and a Dark Web with an endless appetite for your personal information. Continue reading
Modern hackers now look to take advantage of the mining boom by building malware that can hijack one or more systems and remotely use the hardware for financial gain. Such attacks are known as cryptojacking and continue to affect more and more internet users. Continue reading