5 Major cyberattacks of the 21st century

When you hear a news report about a major security breach, do you ever wonder how it happened? Or if a cyberattack like that could happen to you?

Shockingly, many attacks could be prevented by something as simple as installing a security patch. However, by studying the costly mistakes of others, you can discover better cybersecurity defenses.

5 Factors that changed cybercrime

Cybercrime is on the rise and shows no sign of stopping. If the cybercrime industry were a country, it would be the world's third-largest economy.

However, cybercrime was not always so profitable. So what took cyberattacks from rarities to a common, costly threat? Technology has recently changed in ways that are beneficial to cybercriminals.