Did you know that since the COVID-19 Pandemic, cybercrime is up by 600%
In April 2020, Google alone, blocked 18 million daily malware and phishing emails relating to coronavirus. As ransomware becomes more common, it also becomes more clever – with the rise of AI and network-based threats, this means that it is not just down to human involvement, and so can target more victims in a shorter space of time.
There are of course many different ways that an attacker can infiltrate your IT system, and below we have compiled our top 5 cyber threats to be aware of;
Phishing – This is a personalised scam where the attacker tries to trick the victim into handing over valuable information such as passwords, credit card details etc.
Ransomware – This is when an attacker plants malicious software on a victims device or computer system. It is designed to block all access to the victim’s devices until a large sum of money is paid.
Social Engineering – These are attacks that rely on human manipulation. The attacker will trick the victim into divulging information by usually pretending to be somebody else.
Man in the Middle – This is when an attacker intercepts communication between two victims. This can be an attempt to spy on the victim’s behaviours or steal personal information such as passwords.
Malware – This is a type of application that is designed to perform a variety of malicious tasks. Malware is the software itself and can be used within many different attacks.
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