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Smishing Attacks: Tips for protection

Smishing Attacks: Tips for protection

Smishing is a kind of a phishing attack that aims to steal the privacy of a user and distribute malware on their device. This attack works using text messages, which deceptively inform users about something important. This attack supposes that user should follow the link or send something back instead. Smishing has long been successful for scammers. Users often trust… Read More »Smishing Attacks: Tips for protection

ipv4 vs ipv6

IPv4 vs IPv6 NEW

IPv4 vs IPv6: Comparison of Internet Protocols Thanks to the Internet Protocol (IP address), computers and devices can exchange data. There are two versions of IP today – IPv4 and IPv6. Both protocols are used to identify devices connected to the network, but they have some differences. Below you will learn the differences between IPv4 and IPv6, as well as… Read More »IPv4 vs IPv6 NEW

Wireless networks

Wireless Networks Protection Standards: WEP, WPA, WPA2 and WPA3

Since the early history of wireless networks they were generally considered to be insecure compared with wired ones. But since the popularity of wireless networks has risen much higher than wired networks, the need for rules on how to secure wireless networks has also risen high. That’s where Wi-Fi security protocols appeared to enable the security and effectiveness of wireless… Read More »Wireless Networks Protection Standards: WEP, WPA, WPA2 and WPA3

NSA releases advices on securing PowerShell environment

NSA Advises On How To Secure Windows Devices With PowerShell

The National Security Agency (NSA) and several other cyber security partner agencies recently shared an advisory where they recommended to system administrators to use PowerShell in order to prevent and also detect all the malicious activities going on any Windows machine. PowerShell (or shortly PS) is Microsoft’s automation and configuration tool. Hackers often abuse it, mostly at stages after gaining… Read More »NSA Advises On How To Secure Windows Devices With PowerShell

Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing: What’s The Thing

Every company and organization worldwide invests a lot of money and spends significant time on cyber security. Nowadays, regular cyber security checks play a vital role in managing different workspaces. Penetration testing helps review the cybersecurity readiness of your company or organization from various cyberattacks. Pen tests allow companies and organizations to see the possible weaknesses in their cybersecurity defense… Read More »Penetration Testing: What’s The Thing

Phishing Scams

Common Phishing Scams

Phishing is one of the most common methods of data leakage. Among the digital threats, phishing attacks play almost no key role. The number of phishing attacks is growing significantly and is a big threat to large organizations worldwide. Therefore, most companies and organizations should know what phishing looks like, how hackers carry it out, and what subtypes to divide.… Read More »Common Phishing Scams

WannaCry Ransomware: Interesting Details About The Threat

WannaCry Ransomware: Interesting Details About The Threat

WannaCry ransomware is the first ransomware that attacked companies across the entire globe on May 12, 2017. It was aiming at thousands of computers in 150 countries. Among WannaCry targets were Honda, the University of Montreal, FedEx, and the National Health Services of England and Scotland. This ransomware also goes by the names like Wanna Decryptor, WannaCryptor and WannaCrypt. For… Read More »WannaCry Ransomware: Interesting Details About The Threat

IP Sniffing - Is it Really Dangerous?

What Is IP Sniffing: Things To Know

IP sniffing or packet sniffing is a practice that network administrators use to monitor and analyze a network they are in charge of. Packet sniffing allows gathering, collecting, and logging certain or all network packets going in and out. Network administrators use sniffing practices for various administrative purposes like monitoring traffic and bandwidth. IP sniffing practice is also known as… Read More »What Is IP Sniffing: Things To Know

Social Engineering Attack: Forms and Prevention

Social Engineering Attack: What You Need To Know

Social engineering is a type of cyberattack that instead of software vulnerabilities aims for vulnerabilities in human psychology. It implies various psychological tricks to lure victims into making security mistakes like giving away some sensitive information. And that is what makes social engineering attacks especially dangerous. The mistakes humans make after the psychological pressing are harder to predict or prevent… Read More »Social Engineering Attack: What You Need To Know

Credential Stuffing – What is That Threat?

Credential Stuffing: What You Need To Know

Credential stuffing is a type of attack where threat actors try to use previously stolen usernames and passwords on other victims’ accounts. This type of cyber attack is especially popular nowadays, because of the availability of stolen credentials on the Darknet. To successfully counteract this ever-growing threat you should know how it works and how to reduce its risks or… Read More »Credential Stuffing: What You Need To Know