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Spy Apps

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 devices through the network.
  • Use an antivirus program like Norton. They regularly schedule scans to ensure there aren't any viruses or other questionable files on your device.

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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 individual's bank, asking them to make a payment they missed on an online portal. But the details filled in is sent straight to the hacker.

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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 financial transactions.

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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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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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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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Putting the phone on charge all night does not damage the battery.

Smartphones of today have lithium-ion batteries, and advanced technology that prevents overheating, overcharging and other issues that plagued earlier phones.

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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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