Distributed denial of service attacks grew into a huge threat in 2016. Two massive DDoS attacks made the news within a month of each other. On September 20, an attack hit the website of security expert Brian Krebs. At its peak, it flooded the site at 620 Gbps. On October 21, an attack disabled the…
IoT malware is real, and it is widespread. If a device has the ability to connect to the internet, then it has the ability to be incorporated into a “botnet,” or a massive collection of devices that can all be directed to make demands on a particular website or server at once.
James Bond would never have imagined threats that he could not confront in person but we all know they exist—in cyberspace. Indeed 2017 may be the year cyber threats top your business’s agenda in the areas of security and data protection.
The general threat categories businesses face on a regular basis, and the basic elements of data security your company should have in place to counteract them.
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…experts estimate that a whopping 97 percent of people cannot identify a phishing email—particularly a sophisticated one.
In today’s world of constant hacking threats, it’s more important to be aware of the common tactics of cyber criminals, and especially to know when you’ve been hacked.