In November last year, hackers stole £2.5m from 9,000 Tesco Bank customers – an unprecedented attack, according to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority – and cyber-attacks and Hackers show no sign of slowing down in 2017.
With people becoming connected in more ways than ever before; not only with each other, but with their smart devices too! – the opportunities for a breach in cyber security are becoming ever more common.
Modern hackers are not only stealing information for money, but are now also interested in altering personal data to dire effect; “entire stock markets could be poisoned and collapsed by faulty data.” claims Jason Hart, Chief Technology Officer in charge of data protection at security company Gemalto.
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