Hackers pose threat to retailers’ cyber sales plans

Getting knocked offline is costly. When a novel hacking attack crippled parts of the Internet in October, it cut off consumers access to popular websites like Netflix and Kayak for hours at a time. For online retailers, the effect was the same as when a physical store shuts down: no customers and no sales.

Article Link: http://venturebeat.com/2016/11/26/hackers-pose-threat-to-retailers-cyber-sales-plans/