Nowadays, the most mentioned topic on the internet is the Coronavirus. People are reading & sharing news and expressing their views on social media regarding this pandemic. Although a section people are sharing messages of awareness, some cyber criminals are using it to spread phishing links on the internet to grab user’s personal information. Rumors about Coronavirus are being sent through emails with phishing links, and attempts are being made to create social media scams.
The year 2019 saw many types of cyber-attacks starting from Ransomware Attack, Supply Chain Attacks to American Medical Collection Agency Breach. These attacks have proved that hackers are becoming smarter day-by-day, which makes cyber security a serious issue for both individuals and organizations.
In 2020, we predict, several types of similar attacks apart from many new techniques of intrusion. Here, we have mentioned about 5 types of security threats which is expected to show up in the year 2020.
Nowadays social media is used by millions of people to connect with each other, some use it for professional communications, while some just want to connect and make new acquaintances.
Before we delve into the real issue, let us first under what is Snap chat and why people love it. Snapchat is like any other messaging app that can be downloaded free in your phone and used to share photos, videos and other items, just like Whats App or Messenger. But it is more in demand than the others, mostly among the young people, because of its unique features different from other applications. One of them is, the messages that disappears after a few seconds.
A laptop is a portable computer that is small-sized and thin to be carried around for personal work. Its features can be used for different purposes, one of them being the laptop camera that is used for taking photos, video calls in Facebook or Whats App if you are into a long-distance relationship or stay far from home, also with the Skype video calling services you can appear for an interview from another city.
No doubt, the internet is very beneficial for almost everyone in all aspects. Unfortunately, access to a vast amount of information has enabled an increase in the number of cyber crime activities. Today, cyber attackers not only stalk the large corporations, on the contrary, but startups or smaller organizations are also easy targets.
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is a cyber-attack which begins by exploiting one computer system and gradually gains control over other vulnerable computers to attack a server, website or other networks. The hacker attains these computers under command and target systems with malware which causes them to slow down, crash the structure or even shut down along with dismissing services to authorized users.
Just because you are a new player in the business world, doesn’t mean you are beyond cyber criminal’s reach. In the ever-evolving era of cyber-attacks, cyber security is increasingly becoming a major concern for all business sizes and types.
You have all come across to the choice where you have to log in with your Facebook or Google account to get access to a new website, apps, online games or other service where some offer the sign in option using the Twitter, LinkedIn or Microsoft accounts. Since every app you download on your phone requires you to create an account, so we try the easy method of sign in using our social accounts.