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Cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was silenced by a huge hacker attack. That should terrify you.

About a week ago, the website of journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs was hit with a crippling hacker assault known as a “distributed denial of service,” or DDoS, which knocked him off the Internet for several days. Krebs is one of the savviest security experts out there, yet at first...
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