What is Cyber attack?

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cyberattackWhat is Cyber attack?

You probably don’t see very common traditional wars going on often, but the evolving technology have left technology to launch a new modern type of Attack which is “CYBER WAR” . The more the technology is evolving globally, the more the Internet threats increase in clients, server, smart phones & Operating system.

A cyberattack is considered manipulation of computer systems, technology dependent enterprises and networks. Cyberattacks use malicious code to modify computer code, logic or data, resulting in disruptive concerns that can compromise data and lead to cybercrimes, such as information and identity theft.

Cyberattack is generally known as a computer network attack.

Cyberattacks also include the following:

  • Identity theft, fraud,
  • Malware, phishing, spamming, spoofing, spyware, Trojans and viruses
  • Stolen hardware, such as laptops or mobile devices
  • Denial-of-service or DDOS attack
  • Breach of access
  • Password sniffing
  • System infiltration
  • Website defacement
  • Private and public Web browser exploits
  • Instant messaging abuse

 

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