Social Engineering

What is a Social Engineering? Social engineering involves tricking a user into divulging sensitive information or taking action that enables a hacker to gain unauthorized access to systems. In social engineering attacks, hackers take advantage of a potential victim’s natural tendencies and emotional reaction. Attackers use social engineering tactics because is it easier to exploit … Read more

Spam

What is Spam? Spam is unsolicited bulk messages sent to multiple recipients. It is the use of messaging and emailing systems to send unsolicited messages to large numbers of recipients for commercial adverting and other prohibited purposes like phishing. Key Takeaways Spam is unsolicited bulk messages sent to multiple recipients Spam has evolved from an … Read more

Spyware

What is a Spyware? Spyware is malicious software that infiltrates your computer to steal sensitive information. Spyware is a form of malware that gains access and causes damage to your systems, often without your knowledge. Spyware collects a victim’s personal information and sends to advertisers, data firms, or other users. Key Takeaways Spyware is malicious … Read more

SQL Injection

What is SQL Injection? SQL injection is a code injection technique that might destroy a database. Code injection is the exploitation of a computer bug that results from processing invalid data. Attackers use injection to introduce or inject code into a vulnerable application or change the course of execution. SQL injection is one of the … Read more

Supply Chain Attack

What is a Supply Chain Attack? A supply chain attack, also known as a value-chain attack, occurs when a cybercriminal attacks your systems through an external partner or service provider with access to your network and data. The attack seeks to damage an organization by targeting less-secure elements in the supply chain. With more suppliers … Read more