Cybersecurity News

Do you think globalization gives us only comfort, human progress is beneficial for humanity? Does social networking have only a positive side?? Can you think about the security? Ever hear about fabricated data? Is human is more secure after this globalization? Have you ever made a judge about your comfort? A single week is passed without hearing news about an information breach?? Why we are used to it.

In simple words, we can say that we need protection from each other. Seems weird!!! But it’s a bitter reality. Humans face this problem as globalization occurs but unfortunately, these issues become worse and worse as each day pass.

To cope with these issues humans introduce solutions that are modified as the problems become worse. This solution’s name is cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity is a phenomenon that gives you protection from hackers, and those who want to bully yourself, want to take control of your life, from those who want to invade your privacy this protection name is cybersecurity. His intelligent algorithms detect fraudulent elements like Hidden Ads, Fake Apps, Adware, Lead Bolt, Backdoors, Rooting, SMS Fraud, Key Logger, Exploits, Bank Bots, Joker, Loki Bot, etc.

Names of tools that use in cyber security

  • Network Security Monitoring tools
  • Encryption Tools
  • Web Vulnerability Scanning tools
  • Network Defense Wireless Tools
  • Packet Sniffers
  • Antivirus Software
  • Firewall
  • PKI Services
  • Managed Detection Services
  • Penetration Testing

Social media and cyberattacks

As we all have social media accounts and are linked with social media by any platform that includes Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Tik Tok, Snapchat, and many more. By following the trends we upload pictures, videos and also upload personal stuff that any cyber Buller can be used against us.

According to the analysis of 2019, almost 33% of worldwide organizations face a cyber attack out of that 21% account get recovered.

Business accounts and cyberattacks

If you have a simple social media account that has a minimum of ten thousand followers then that is also insured because for the sake of followers anyone can hire a hacker that can easily hack the page that might be your competitors.

Online banking and cyber attack

In another case, assume that have an online bank that is login into your device, after they get control of the device apps can also get under control and hacker get the benefit from the information as well as your credit money.

Cause of cyber-attacks are following

There are many factors that cause cyber-attacks, the most commonly observed issues are the following that can be minimized after awareness to some extent after the experience.

  • Less strong/ easy passwords
  • Lack of awareness
  • Careless attitude
  • Confidentiality breach
  • Misconfiguration
  • Ransomware
  • phishing
  • giving access without check and balance

Less strong/ easy passwords

Its commonly observe that people during the selection of passwords show negligence. They are hurry to being sing into that account that do not take it seriously. Some users put the city name in the password. Mostly observe that there is a similarity between password and the username. According to the analysis, it is proven that in the world 56% of the people use their users’ names as passwords. And moreover, another interesting fact is that 41% use a similar password for all accounts.

Lack of awareness

An issue is that there is a lack of awareness of how much they are giving sensitive content to the social media account while sharing data during creating an account on any platform human gives extra details without verifying the nature of the platform as well as the authenticity of platform. Moreover, another issue is that during chatting with an unknown or a social media friend people share more data that will affect the security.

Phishing

Phishing is a commonly used cyber-attack tool that is used for a century, phishing is the way in which the targets are contacted by email, telephone, call or text message by someone posing as an official member of an institution to take the individuals into providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, banking, and credit card details, and passwords.

In recent years, they sent the link and ordered the user to tap the given link. While on SMS and ordered the user to share the pin cord.

Ransomware

Mostly this type of cyberattack is commonly observed in which hackers demand some money in return for your data. And that data might be your picture, video, files anything that you seem sensitive to. And mostly these types of issues are observed by the competitors and enemies. Against this type of hacking many countries take initiative to protect citizens. These countries include America, japan, china, Cyberia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, India, and many more.

Confidentiality breach

This issue is mostly seen when your employees share data with someone or voluntarily or forcefully. In both seniors, the employee is targeted by the hackers. To avoid this problem just do not share sensitive data with every employee.

 

 

 

 

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