Hackers and the Future of Online Currency

As online sales soar during the Holidays, it is important for both business and consumers alike to be aware of online threats. Online hackers, who have gotten media attention recently for hacking companies like Sony and celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, are finding out new ways to steal and leak information. It starts with businesses, especially those like Amazon who hold an incredible amount of credit card information, to make sure their barriers are sound. However, a lot of the time it is out of the control of the companies, so consumers have a reason to be just as worried. We all must be wary of who will is able to see our personal content. For me, I want to make the shift to the most stable money outlets. I think banks and credit card companies can find a competitive advantage in their topnotch security moving into the future.

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