Of course, it’s in the banks best interest to protect our money, or we might just take our business elsewhere, and they know that. It’s a fine balancing act they have, and it’s important that we play a bigger role in preventing cyber fraud.
It’s a scary world we live in. While technology has certainly made our lives easier, it has also opened a new way for our lives to be threatened. Do we rely too heavily on technology?
Other cyber experts have differing opinions over the extent of North Korean involvement. Some speculate that hackers simply used zombie computers in the area, while others think that this communist nation has gone from the nuclear to the digital battlefield.
Is North Korea behind the most recent cyber attacks? High volume websites like the White House, Pentagon and New York Stock Exchange seemed to have survived the attack with barely any negative effect, possibly due to the high volume they normally endure as well as higher bandwidth. Other servers, such as the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Transportation went offline.