How to Hack-Proof Your Home
By Diane Tait Image courtesy Pixabay You may have noticed that gas prices have recently shot up. What you may not be aware is that part of the cause was related to a hack attack on one of the nation’s key fuel pipelines. Two weeks ago, Colonial Pipeline Company was forced to shut down 5,500 miles of gas pipeline for several days when a control system was compromised by a cyberattack. The company was ultimately forced to pay a $5 million ransom to regain control of their pipeline. What’s even worse is that this kind of corporate disruption is hardly unique. Attacks against the global financial sector have more than doubled in the past year alone. If you’re looking to avoid having your world turned upside down by hackers, here are the top-10 things you can do to hack-proof your home.