Last week, we heard about the massive hack that hit more than 100,000 sites, including websites belonging to police, newspapers (among them The Wall Street Journal) and other major organizations. When visitors tried to access the compromised sites, they were redirected to a website that attempted to install malware. It was another stark reminder that life on the web isn’t all champagne and hyperlinks; it has a dark side.
Any of you who are involved with online business understand how frustrating it can be when your site is hacked and sensitive information is disclosed. It causes a great deal of inconvenience that ultimately leads to making your brand less trustworthy.
We all must find a solution this problem