Personally identifying information is of value and when not protected, it’s a fuel for data-hungry companies and cybercriminals. In wrong hands such as cybercriminals and other third parties, this data can be used to wreak unforeseen havoc that can cause losses not only individually but also in associated companies. Without further ado, let’s look at …
Day: March 18, 2019
Botnets are wide networks of pirated devices that can be operated remotely by their master (the hacker). Criminal syndicates mostly use them for profits, such as used to mine crypto-currencies, or they can be targeted to use up the bandwidth – thereby, slowing down the various site, through the denial of service attacks.
Private data is becoming a booming business, and online attackers are flourishing at it. Everyone is always trying to monitor you, for a chance to get to your data. Whether it is the secret services, governments, local ISPs, a creepy neighbor, cyber-attackers, and big corporations alike, they all want to know what you’re doing online.