Cybercrime is a business and, if you’re a hacker, business is good these days. These hackers are looking for cheaper strategies to maximize impact and minimize their cost. The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report, released earlier this month, has recognized 3 key trends seeming to dominate the threat landscape.
I remember my aunt’s “car phone” in the early 90’s that was a portable corded phone in a bag inside her center console – it was the coolest thing I’d ever seen until my neighbor got his Atari! These days we have smartphones that fit in our pocket, smartwatches that connect to our phones, appliances that help you grocery shop and even self-driving vehicles – all increasing our dependence on the internet, fast internet.