The sudden attack of Covid-19 has made the whole world come to a standstill. It is impossible to keep the activities of various offices and other organizations postponed for a long time, though everyone stays at home to protect themselves from the epidemic; so corporate organizations have started their services online through remote working. However, the increase of remote work has enhanced the unseen threat in the digital space. Threat actors are trying to deploy cyber-attack using the personal and public Wi-Fi network of the potential victims. So online safety & cybersecurity is now the most important issue for remote workers. Corporations have raised many concerns about the security of official and personal information, confidential information sharing due to remote working.
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.
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.
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.
Virus are primarily believed to be codes that are designed to harm and spread worldwide. They are created by hackers to attack computers and steal your personal data to make money. There are different viruses that affects Windows, Linux, Mac computers, whereas some can go far enough to impact on the data services that keeps the internet running and the companies that are using them.
Every computer or laptop has faced the problem of getting infected with a virus or malware. There are various ways through which you will be able to detect a computer viruses, like slower than usual operating system, strange pop-up messages, some computer programs will unexpectedly start running by itself without your knowledge, and other such eccentric problems.