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Ethical Hacking: Why Businesses Need Ethical Hackers

Ethical Hacking: Why Businesses Need Ethical Hackers

Hacking, which has been part of the computer for more than 50 years, is a very broad process, covering a wide range of topics. Read full article

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1. Keep up to date – and don’t open up holes yourself:

When it comes to protecting yourself against hackers, step one is always to install software updates as soon as they become available: that’s as true on smartphones as it is on computers. Yes, updating can be a tiresome and intrusive process, and it sometimes brings annoying changes to the interface that you’re used to. All the same, a huge proportion of successful hacks exploit vulnerabilities that have already been patched; exposing yourself unnecessarily is just daft. I’d also strongly

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1. Passwords:

The most common passwords of vulnerable users are '123456' and 'password', according to a survey by security firm ImmuniWeb. Experts recommend 4 basic requirements for a strong password - an uppercase letter, a symbol, a numeral, and a minimum of 10 characters. Having a unique password for different accounts ensures hackers don't get easy access. Password management applications like Dashlane and Password Boss can help keep passwords locked down, security firm Norton says

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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 why it's crucial to protect yourself and keep your personal and financial data safe.

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