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7 Tips to Identify and Avoid Cyber Risk
Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, designed to deny access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid. It typically spreads through phishing emails or by unknowingly visiting an infected website. It can be devastating to an individual or an organization.
Password Cracking is the process of attempting to gain unauthorized access to restricted systems using common passwords or algorithms that guess passwords. This is done by either repeatedly guessing the password, usually through a computer algorithm in which the computer tries numerous combinations until the password is successfully discovered.
Email is an essential part of our everyday work life. Many of us might not understand the consequences of clicking on a link or attachment in an email that contains a virus, but the ripple effect from that one click can quickly become a tidal wave of trouble!
Email security is the term for any procedure that protects email content and accounts against unauthorized access. Email service providers have measures in place to secure client accounts and information from hackers.
Pause, Think and Act
Information Security works best when we Pause, Think and Act. Common sense and smart thinking can protect information sometimes even better than technology can. If we take a few minutes of thinking before clicking on that email/link/attachment, we could be more secure and be in a better position to protect ourselves and our workplace.
Malware is also known as malicious software. It is a term used to describe malicious programs installed on end-user systems commonly known as computer virus. They are designed to disrupt, disable or take control of a computer system using clever techniques to trick users. Malware attacks are activated by tricking people into opening an infected file or clicking unsafe links or disguise as a harmless App, which not only puts computers at risk but the entire networks within your organization. That is why stopping malware attacks starts with people.