By - Bizz Gossips

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5 Cybersecurity Threats



The most prevalent cyber threat is malicious software, commonly referred to as malware. This category encompasses various types such as spyware, ransomware, backdoors, trojans, viruses, and worms.


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Phishing represents a deceptive attack strategy aiming to deceive users into divulging sensitive information like usernames, passwords, bank details, Social Security numbers, and credit card data.

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Drive-By download attack

A drive-by download attack takes place when a person visits a website and code is installed without their consent.

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Data Breach

Regrettably, data breaches have become increasingly frequent and show no signs of abating. Notable data breaches in the 21st century have impacted major corporations like Yahoo, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Marriott International.

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Social Engineering

Hackers are evolving with increasing sophistication, not just in technology but also in psychology. Social engineers, as described by Tripwire, are hackers who exploit the universal vulnerability within organizations: human psychology.

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