Tag Archives: Trojans

Cyber Threats: Drive-by Download Attacks

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Cyber Threats: Drive-by Download Attacks Drive-by Download Attacks are ignited simply by a victim clicking a link which, unwittingly to them, injects malicious software onto their computer- or other device. The malware most frequently used in Drive-by Download Attacks are called Trojans. Trojans get their name for their deceitful nature; so… Read more »

Cyber Threats: Advanced Persistent Threat Attack

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Cyber Threats: Advanced Persistent Threat Attack The goal of an advanced persistent threat attack (APT attack) is to maintain covert, ongoing access to a network. This allows hackers to continuously gather valid user credentials and access to more, and more, valuable information. An Advanced persistent threat attack aims to gather information rather… Read more »