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The Big Cyber Threats Breakdown: Types of Cyber Attacks

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The Big Cyber Threats Breakdown: Types of Cyber Attacks Last year, I published a series breaking down various cyber threats: how they work, infamous case studies and how to defend yourself against them. In this post, I have compiled the entire list amounting to nine types of cyber-attacks. I’ve added… Read more »

Cyber Threats: Brute-force Cracking

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Cyber Threats: Brute-force Cracking Brute-force cracking basically amounts to continually guessing a password until one gets it right, allowing entry to a site. It can also mean similar trial-and-error means of finding hidden pages. The most common method of brute-force attacks are dictionary attacks. A dictionary attack utilizes a password… Read more »