What is data exfiltration?
Data exfiltration is formally defined as the unauthorised transfer of sensitive information from a target’s system or network by an attacker to another location. Data is always moving around in network this makes it very hard to detect an exfiltration attack which makes it all the more serious and devastating. Such a transfer of data […]
As computer processing power increases the security of traditional passwords decreases due to vulnerability to what is known as dictionary attacks or brute force attacks. These are attacks where an attacker computer puts together a set of passwords and tries them out until your account is compromised. To face this threat the concept of password […]
Password Manager Apps
Today you can’t live in the business world without spending some time online. Your online presence is secured by the passwords that secure your many accounts. The volume of the tragedy that can occur once any of your passwords is compromised needs no description. It is also a well established fact that you simply cannot have […]
What is a Phishing Attack?
A phishing attack is basically an attack that can be used by a hacker to obtain information about you simply by asking for it. This is a rather simplified definition. What actually happens is that the attacker typically throws bait and waits for you to catch it. If you do, you are hacked. You can […]