FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet.
WHEN WILL IT stop? We have been hearing about cyberhacking for years, and rather than hack attacks dropping out of the news, we continue to be inundated with reports of successful hacks. This time the latest victim is the European Central Bank.
Perhaps you are thinking that because hacking is nothing new, methods and technology should have been developed to thwart hackers in their tracks. And it is true, there has been significant progress in this regard.
Unfortunately, as time marches on, the techniques and technological prowess of hackers has advanced too.