Cybersecurity experts have been busy since the beginning of the 21st century (even before that).
While data breaches were already on the rise, we witnessed a particular increase in ransomware attacks this year.
This is all in addition to businesses’ and consumers’ childish behavior toward securing their systems, fixing bugs, and paying attention to their online privacy.
Perhaps, this is why, despite repeated alerts and recommendations, the cybercriminals succeeded in their malicious activities. Today, seeing businesses shutting down due to hackers is not shocking.
So, with this article, we list the top privacy and security stories of the 21st century (2000 till now).