‘The weakest part of security is us’
The hacking of US actress Jennifer Lawrence’s Apple iCloud, was done through the actresses’ password for iCloud being her dog’s name, and the fact that Ms Lawrence had posted a picture of her dog on Instagram – the hacker went from there and leaked photos on the internet.
In addition, bad systems design and/or insecure security policies can leave people and organisations vulnerable to hacking.Hackers can gain information about a person or a company, including through social media, certain types of jobs – “sales people often give out everything” – and even job listings.
In addition he said that anything can get hacked including pins, biometrics, TVs, and even our fitbits.
However when a person’s phone can be taken over, it’s “huge”.