As WannaCry and Petya made clear, high profile ransomware attacks are on the rise. In fact, in 2015 there were roughly 1,000 attacks a day, but by 2016 the FBI reports that number skyrocketed to 4,000 a day.
New technologies, like the cloud, constantly put the safe-keeping of our personal information at risk. Take the Equifax breach that put 142 million consumers’ personal information in jeopardy for example — danger can potentially lurk around every corner of the internet, yet many companies still haven’t learned.
Chinese drone maker Da-Jiang Innovations (DJI) has landed itself into a cybersecurity row over a bug bounty issue. One of the world’s largest drone makers has reportedly accused a cybersecurity researcher of hacking its servers, BBC reported.