It took additional, more tersely worded email warnings to make the hacked website’s owners pay attention and clean up their act, which they finally, almost a month later, did.
Should websites be held accountable if they are hacked and start infecting visitors, causing them to spend money repairing their computers?
Better security practices employed by the website’s owners could have prevented the problem but were not used. Who should be held responsible? What do you think?
Dave Moore has been performing computer consulting, repairs, security and networking in Oklahoma since 1984. He can be reached at 919-9901.