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Christmas is nearly upon us once again. And just like every year, there are certain items this holiday season that everyone must have.
For many, it is the Xbox One, or PlayStation 4. Or perhaps a shiny new HD television is tops on your list.
But what does the professional computer hacker hope to find under his/her proverbial tree?
Hackers are human beings too; besides, even those employed in the most nefarious of professions are going to want some sweet new gifts—just like the rest of us.
Here’s a look at some top gifts sure to be high on all hackers’ lists this Christmas.
5. Credit Card Skimmer
Not all hackers like to work from home. The skimmer first came in to prominence when a waitress used one to swipe customers’ credit card information. You are in danger anytime your card leaves your hand and is out of sight (or anytime you are shopping at Target.)
4. Your Password