Many hackers try to access your information in many ways.
As hackers are developing day by day it is necessary to secure your information.
There are 8 types of Cybersecurity Threats.
Definition: Malware is a combination of malicious and software which is a code or file that infects, steals, destroy your system functioning.
Malware enters in computer and steals information and make your system slow and send information back to the hacker.
Definition: Phishing is a type of social engineering in which hackers try to get personal information with the help of duplicate webpages like email,facebook and whatsapp.
In Phishing hacker create a webpage like an email or Facebook and send its link to the victim when the victim enters its information in email than its all accounts get hacked.
To secure your system from phishing attacks try to avoid unknown and unauthenticated links on Facebook and other social media apps.
Definition: In Passwords Attackhackers try to steal personal information by trying different possible passwords.
Hacker try to access your password by two methods:
Hacker tries many dictionary words you relevant information your birthday your phone number, your son's name, etc.
Brute force attack is the most successful and most time-taking password cracking attack which hackers mostly use to get credentials. In this attack, the hacker tries every possible combination of characters, numbers, and letters to get the password.
Following are some steps to secure your system from passwords attack
Definition: In cybersecurity, a denial-of-service attack is which a hacker tries to make the server unavailable by sending a large volume of data to the server.
For example, sometimes the server of the website crashed due to the large volume of traffic. In DDOS hacker sends heavy traffic to the server and make the server unavailable.
Following are some steps to secure your system from DDOS attack
Definition: Man in the middle is a type of cyber threat in which a hacker is present between client and server and steals the information.
For example, you want to buy a T-shirt from an online store you enter your bank details and the hacker that is present in the middle gets your credentials.
Following are some steps to secure your system from Man in the middle
Definition: A drive-by download is a type of cybersecurity threat in which a malicious virus enters your computer when you visit any website.
It does not need any click to download .when you visit the site it automatically starts downloading and enter into your system.
Following are some steps to secure your system from Drive by download
Definition: Maladvertisement is a type of cybersecurity threat in which you see malicious ads on the website and when you click on it, malware enters into your system.
Hackers create fake ads and add them to the website to hack your system.
Following are some steps to secure your system from maladvertisment
Definition: Rogue Software is a type of cybersecurity threat in which you get malware in form of software.
When you download rogue software you get a virus in form of software
Following are some steps to secure your system from Rogue software