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Tech Talk: Cyber Attacks Will Remain A Hot Topic In 2018

Posted On: Jan 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

In terms of cybersecurity, 2018 does not appear to be off to a great start and looking back over the past year, it's easy to see why cyber attacks have been such a big topic in the news. At only a few days into the new year, many leaders in the industry from around the world continue scrambling to mitigate the dual-threat represented by Meltdown and Spectre. In fact, the discovery of those two vulnerabilities may, by themselves, be enough to put the technology industry on notice for the next 365 days. Cyber attacks of a wide variety also seemed to loom large over much of 2017, driving home the fact that no technology is ever truly secure or unbreakable. It may even be arguably true to say that 2018 is not, so far, breaking from the norm. Moreover, it's important to point out that measuring the attacks from year-to-year doesn't necessarily provide a total picture of the state of security. Having said that, the potential is there for malicious entities and software to have a profound impact on the technology...

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