Few Types of Cyber Attacks – Cyber Threats

Botnet – a network of software robots, or bots, that automatically spread malware Fast Flux – moving data quickly among the computers in a botnet to make it difficult to trace the source of malware or phishing websites Zombie Computer – a computer that has been hacked into and is used to launch malicious attacks or to become part of a botnet Social Engineering – using lies and manipulation to trick people into revealing their personal information. Phishing is a form of social engineering Denial-of-Service attacks – flooding a network or server with traffic in order to make it unavailable to its users Skimmers – Devices that steal credit…