A computer virus is a type of malicious program that has the capability to replicate itself by changing the programs of other systems and inserting its own code. This happens only when the user executes the malicious program, knowingly or unknowingly. If the replication of the virus is successful, then the system is said to… Continue reading Computer Virus; a threat that’s going to sustain forever!
Reports about cyber-attacks and cybercrimes are increasing day by day. Even if a proper security system is introduced, hackers somehow manage to break into the system with modern tools and techniques. Major organizations and computing systems of government agencies are being shut down due to ransomware attacks. Ransomware attacks were seemed to happen uniformly across… Continue reading Cyber-attacks & data breaches; major crisis that supress economic growth!
Times are changing and are technology. Things that we thought were impossible are slowly being developed and established. Before a decade, touch screen phones was never in the minds of the people. Steadily the mobile company’s started evolving and now here in 2021, new techniques are being created day by day. Our education system plays… Continue reading Modern technology; think before you act!
Cyber-attacks mainly aims at breaking the privacy of others system/computer to steal data and information for their own profit. Cyber-attack is also done to launch a sequel attack. The hackers use different methods to carry out the attack. They include phishing, malware, ransomware, man-in-the-middle attack and other methods. Cyber-attacks pave way to promote terrorism and… Continue reading Cyber-attack cases from 2016-2019; India bags 2nd position
LinkedIn faced a massive data breach in 2012, where the email addresses and passwords of 117 million users were put up for sale by the cyber hackers. LinkedIn is an American based company that provides job oriented services to people across the globe. These are operated in both websites and application form. Basically LinkedIn was… Continue reading LinkedIn attack of 2012; the repercussion still haunts!
I created my first Facebook account when I was 16. Facebook wasn’t so familiar to me. Initially I had doubts on function and tabs of Facebook which my friend helped me to get through. I had only a few friends in them, mostly known ones. I kept a certain distance from strangers because I didn’t… Continue reading Oops! My Facebook account has been hacked!
Cyber breaches are attacks executed by cybercriminals using one or more system to assault a single target, network or a series of devices. A cyber-attack has the capability to disable a system, steal personal data or even infect a system to launch further attacks. The common techniques used by the cyber criminals include phishing, ransomware,… Continue reading Cyber security breaches; a short survey on the recent attacks
Cyber security is important to sustain your personal data which includes sensitive data, Personally Identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), personal information and intellectual property. As technology is developing day by day usage of cloud services has increased dramatically. Widespread poor configuration of cloud services paired with increasingly sophisticated cyber criminals means the risk… Continue reading Why do we need a strong cyber security these days?
Cyber security is an essential tool to secure your private and sensitive data including Personally Identifiable information (PII), Personal Health Information (PHC) and other intellectual property. Technological development has increased the usage of cloud storage services significantly. Poor configuration of cloud networks and increased risk of cybercrimes has put every individual and organizations at stake… Continue reading Why do we need a strong cyber security these days?