Cybercriminals are a diverse lot, yet you can spot some patterns and motives across the group. For victims, be they businesses or individuals, the outcome of an encounter can usually be quantified—some sort of loss has occurred. From here, you can start to understand the cybercriminal’s motives. The degree of loss can suggest the motive and operating capability of the cybercriminal, but the type of attack must also be considered.
In our always-connected world where the private information of individuals and organizations is vulnerable to exposure and misuse, cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility because hackers or malicious threat actors who steal proprietary information don’t care about age, gender, race, culture, beliefs, or nationality. They probe your digital footprint and your Internet-connected computers based on opportunity, often seeking financial gain. Targeting Humans People are the number one target and cause of cybersecurity
Google has a set of advanced search operators which can be used to find interesting information about a target website or domain. Our tool aggregates a couple of useful search expressions (Google dorks) that you can use to extract ‘juicy’ data from Google. Every penetration test should start with a passive reconnaissance phase. Since public search engines have gathered huge amounts of information about almost every website from the Internet,
About the OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 The OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 is the 3rd of its kind covering malware trends for the 2nd half of 2017. This is an outcome of the Malware Research and Coordination Facility project which is a collaborative effort from the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT), the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) and other organisations of
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, or people provided with unique-identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. According to a report from Gartner, he predicts that in 2020, more than 50% of significant businesses processes will incorporate some form of the Internet of Things (IoT). Supply Chain Management has the
INTRODUCTION: Ransomware attacks, in which hackers encrypt an organization’s vital data until a ransom is paid, have become a billion dollar cybercrime industry according to the FBI. Ransomware is now widely seen as the single biggest cybersecurity threat to both business and government organizations. In many respects, ransomware is a game changer: It is incredibly easy and inexpensive for criminals to execute global attacks. At the same time, ransomware is