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How Can Your Business Fall Prey to a Cyber Attack?  - The European Business Review

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Cyber attacks

Due to the pandemic, home and professional lives have merged. Employees are taking their work computers to home networks, potentially opening the door for hackers.

Mobile devices are less protected than computers, and spy apps make it easy for hackers to intrude into these devices. This is ...

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This is a common type of cybercrime used worldwide to trick people into downloading potentially dangerous files and software.

A phisher sends a seemingly harmless email hoping that people will download an attacked file or software. The email may appear to come from the indi...

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Keyloggers attempt to get sensitive information from a target.

The hardware of software is used to record all the keystrokes an individual enters on their devices. The individual is usually unaware of its presence on their device and may stroke sensitive information such as...

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A potential hacker will set up a fake wireless network.

Once an individual connects to it, it gives the hacker instant access to their devices via the network.

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This attack involves multiple connected online devices, known as a botnet, which overwhelm the target website or large networks.

These are often used against organisations with large networks and significantly large amounts of data. 

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The best spy apps remain invisible on the target device. Hackers use it to gain access to your devices and the information stored on them.

These apps are easy to install on iOS devices, which can then be used to extract critical information for misuse.

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How to Safeguard Your Systems from Attacks

  • Use an anti-malware system to protect your devices from software-based hacking techniques such as keyloggers and spy apps.
  • Use a VPN. VPNs are necessary when you're accessing public WiFi networks. It prevents hackers from accessing data on your devic...

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