For many of us, modern-day Halloween triggers an endless loop of zombie movies, creepy ghost stories, spider nets and dreadful costumes (okay, and an avalanche of overpriced candy). However, alongside our rational fears lies another, less popular one, that is frequently ignored, yet terribly dangerous- the fear of being exposed to a cyber attack.
In his latest blog post, Richard Patterson, director of security and privacy comparison and advice website, Comparitech.com talks about some of the most popular cyber security nightmares and shares useful tips on how to fix them .Highlights include:
- The rise of IoT based attacks – hacked smart phone devices, TVs and cars
- The big brother privacy nightmare (including some original data from Comparitech.com’s latest survey)
- The future of AI – The brain hacking nightmare
The full blog post can be found here: https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/halloween-cyber-security-nightmares-and-how-to-avoid-them/