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Digital grinches try to steal holiday joy

While Santa was busy spreading holiday cheer and most K-Staters were enjoying a welcomed break, evil grinch hackers were busy trying to rob people of their digital happiness:

Obviously the perpetrators of these malevolent acts were naughty this year — maybe they were  retaliating because they received coal in their stocking! Nonetheless, it shows that technology and its associated risks touch all aspects of our lives, and that hackers don’t stop during holidays.  Don’t let your guard down, even when opening gifts at Christmas.

About Harvard Townsend (harv@ksu.edu)

Chief Information Security Officer