With the recent attacks on Sony and, yet more recently the attack on UK based game manufacturer CodeMasters, to say nothing of the attacks on Google, several international banks and even the IMF, it leaves one wondering: Are cyber-criminals stepping up their game? Or is this just a continuation of a pre-existing war?
Only 10 years ago, a large percentage of the population wouldn’t even consider online gaming, banking online or sharing their life via social networks. It wasn’t that the facilities didn’t exist, it was more that they were the domain of geeks and nerds, those with a little more technical nounce than the ability to find the on button. Continue reading