As the title says “Don’t Panic!!” Instead, it is time to read up, comprehend and act to protect yourself from the latest epic security threat of 2010, titled Aurora. In the following paragraphs, we will explain (in easy to follow terms) what Aurora is, why you should care and what you should do next. Do not stop reading now! If you read even one of our articles from start to finish this year, this should be the one.
The internet has become a hostile place and it is up to you to protect yourself from the threats and attacks that WILL appear from time to time. The information and tools are there. You must simply educate yourself and be willing to invest a little time. A Threat Analyst (someone who studies these types of malicious attacks) recently posted a great comment on one of our articles that sums it up “Sorry folks, the internet isn’t very safe anymore. The moose out front should have told you.”