This is another standard question people and there is no one simple answer. Some people use it for financial gain with amazing success, for some people it is a tool of political chance and it can also be a form of espionage. This article breaks down some of the most common reasons and gives some of the famous examples of well performed hacks and how they affected the world.
This is great question to start with. Many people and countries have started to take cybersecurity very seriously, but most don’t even understand what it is and why anyone should care about it. This article will give you a basic intro to the topic and talk about some of the real world impacts that are affecting society.
In the last few years we have seen movies like The Matrix and I robot, where robots with artificial intelligence that were originally docile and useful to humanity have turned against us and almost led humanity to extinction. The question becomes, is this purely fiction or do robot’s pose a legitimate threat?
Modern society has already taken one major step away from paper currency with the ability to pay using debit and credit cards. However the idea of cryptocurrencies takes it a step further, no longer will payment be an exchange of dollars between accounts but it will be an exchange of completely digital money.
A honey pot is a computer device that is used as a decoy to lure in potential cyberattacks and gather information such as target information, method of attack and trace the attacker. It also serves as a protection measure by diverting potentially harmful malware from systems that contain sensitive information.
In the medical field inoculation means to give a person or animal a weakened dose of a disease in order to make that entity immune to the actual disease. This concept is now being applied in the Cyber Security space.
While the term “Hacker” is usually used with negative connotations, it’s actually a neutral term that refers to someone who is a skilled computer expert that uses their knowledge to overcome problems.