As our world becomes increasingly digital, thefts are becoming less of the physical breaking-and-entering kind and instead deal with more theft of information. People steal credit card numbers, names, email addresses, home addresses, and all sorts of financial information. This puts those exposed in danger of identity theft, which can create enormous financial hassles by interfering with their taxes and credit ratings.
As digital theft has evolved, security has had to evolve with it. There are always ways of protecting yourself and others, and those who fail to take the necessary measures against hackers can be held accountable in the event that sensitive information is stolen. Continue reading