“Why would hackers want my data?”
It’s the common question asked by those who we help remediate after an attack.
The answer is not complicated. Put simply: if your data is accessible, they’ll take it.
This article explains:
- What motivates attackers to attack you,
- The process attackers go though that would register you as a prospective victim, and
- How you can utilize some of the same tools hackers and network attackers use, but use them to better secure your network.