Is it time we update our definition of a War Crime? Should civilian computers and networks be off-limit to hackers?
It seems like everyone is getting hacked. Who protects us? Are there rules? Should there be rules? FireEye, a cybersecurity firm, was recently hacked. While my home network is probably not a target, is it safe?
Advanced Persistent Threat Groups
There are several groups out there lurking in the dark, waiting for an opportunity to attack. These APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) groups are given a number, and their activity is monitored. FireEye keeps a list of APT Groups.
Unless you play the game, you should be off-limits. Even then, it would help if you still took precautions while on the internet.
Take the time to learn about strong passwords. Use a password manager like LastPass, DashLane, or something else. It’s also a good idea to get some identity theft insurance just in case something does happen. Purchase a hardware key for an extra layer of security. Use One-Time Passwords.