February 4, 2019 - Source: Information Security Buzz

Prevention Is Better Than Cure: Using Network Monitoring To Help Halt Anonymous Hackers

 

By Martin Hodgson

"Today’s media is obsessed with cybercrime. From data breaches to identity theft, we’re increasingly seeing hacks hit the headlines – with more than four in ten businesses (43%) experiencing a cyber breach in 2018. In this new reality, phenomena such as Charlie Brooker’s Bandersnatch are beginning to thrive – providing viewers with the much-craved insights into the world of coding, programming, and hacking. Allowing spectators to control the programmer, Bandersnatch not only feeds the viewers’ curiosities surrounding computing, but also raises questions as to whether a hacker can ever remain truly anonymous, reminding us why it’s imperative that we protect our networks. [...]"

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