Cyber attacks have become a daily occurrence, or worse yet, a daily threat for every business owner. The first step towards being safe is identifying threats, so we’ve compiled a list of ways cyber attacks can and will damage your company. So, let’s count them down!
As we’ve all witnessed, 2017 has been the year of cyberthreats. Not many people and businesses can boast about not having fallen victim to cyber attackers as well as various forms of malicious software. To better prepare ourselves for such dangers, we have come up with a list of basic differences between a pair of them – ransomware and scareware.
As you must be aware, 2017 has been a cyber security nightmare. With constant and diverging cyber attacks, rare are those who can claim to have not fallen victim to black hat hackers this past year. Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Locky had the greatest effect on those who live and work in the cyberspace, but things are not so abstract as you might think. Aside from targeting vast amounts of money, cyber attacks have also come so far as to endanger people’s lives by targeting hospitals and medical equipment that keep countless people alive.
Having that kind of reach over our lives is anything but innocent, so we have come up with a comprehensive list of cyber threats to prepare for in 2018.
Another action movie involving hackers has occurred within the past ten days. And it hasn’t finished yet. The stage – the whole world.
Do you use Google Docs? Well, who doesn’t? A few days ago you may have unsuspectingly clicked an invitation to edit a doc, sent to you by a trustful contact from your list.
If you’re a user of Chrome, Firefox or Opera browsers, you may fall victim to a pernicious phishing scam that’s lurking the web these days.
Hardly two and a half months have passed since 2017 (the year, not the WordPress version), and the world has already seen three WordPress security updates, the last of which hit the dashboards on March 6.
Methodology of cyber attacks has two main options. Either the attacker deliberately picks up a specific website he wants to hack, or he tries to target the widest possible number of websites which happen to have a certain kind of malfunctioning or just a weak spot, aiming to abuse that spot.
We often talk to site owners who are surprised that their sites are targeted by attackers. Aside from data, a compromised site’s visitors can be monetized in various malicious ways. The web server can be used to run malicious software and host content and the reputation of the domain name and IP address can be le
Malware is an abbreviated term meaning “malicious software.” This is software that is specifically designed to gain access or damage a computer without the knowledge of the owner. There are various types of malware including spyware, true viruses, worms, or any type of malicious code that infiltrates a computer. Generally, software is considered malware based on the intent of the creator rather than its actual features. Malware creation is on the rise due to the sheer volume of new types created daily and the lure of money that can be made through organized internet crime.