Posted on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 by Robert Bond
Personal online security is an issue that most users don’t think about too much until something happens. While we like to think that we are safe and sound with our basic antivirus protection, the truth is quite a bit scarier than that. Our devices are under threat of becoming tools for hackers with malicious intent. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, a particularly malicious approach to online crime, uses our devices and the growing army of IoT devices as bots to execute attacks either to harm the owners of the site or to extract a ransom.