Social Engineering: The Art of Manipulating People to Gain Access to Computer Systems
As a beginner, you might think that computer hackers rely solely on technical exploits like viruses and malware to gain access into computer systems. However, this is not the case. There’s another way they can get their foot in the door- through social engineering. According to Chris Hadnagy, author of Social Engineering: The Science of […]
Types of Phishing Attacks
Phishing is a form of online fraud that involves criminals attempting to gain access to personal, sensitive, or financial information by sending emails that appear to be from a legitimate source. Phishing attacks are on the rise, and it is important to be aware of the most common types of attacks in order to protect […]
What is Computer Hacking?
Hacking has been around since the early days of computing. In its simplest form, hacking is any unauthorized access or use of a computer or network. However, hacking can also be used for good – what’s known as ethical hacking. Ethical hackers are hired by organizations to test the security of their systems and find […]
Computer Hacking 101
Computer hacking is the practice of modifying or manipulating computer software and hardware to gain unauthorized access to computer systems, networks, or data. This term is often used to describe the act of breaking into computer systems for malicious purposes, such as stealing sensitive data, disrupting computer operations, or creating viruses and other types of […]
What is Capture the Flag (CTF)?
If you’re interested in hacking, and aspire to become a talented hacker, you should start by testing yourself in Capture the Flag (CTF) tournaments. We’ll unpack a bit of the basics here to get you started on your way. Participants in Capture the Flag, a well-liked computer security tournament, are required to complete a variety […]
Differentiating Between Ethical and Malicious Hacking Techniques
As the digital world expands and evolves, the possibility of cyber assaults has become a major concern for both organizations and individuals. Perhaps more problematic is the rise and popularity of artificial intelligence and the possibility that they could be trained to attack websites. however the purpose of this article is to discuss human hackers […]
Who are Anonymous? Uncovering the mystery behind the infamous hacking group
Anonymous, a decentralized international hacktivist movement, has gained national attention for its many cyberattacks against governments, government institutions, and government agencies. Anonymous is a collective of anonymous people who resist injustice and oppression. It was formed in 2003 on the forum 4chan. But what exactly is the main objective of Anonymous? In order to answer […]
Why do companies hire hackers in 2023?
The dark web is a place where hackers can go to find clients and get paid for their services. They might be doing it for fun, or they might be doing it to make money. But you never know what you’ll find on the dark web, but it’s important to note that we’re not condoning […]
Protecting Small Businesses from Hacking: The Importance of Cybersecurity
The impact of AI-powered hacking on the overall economy, especially on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), is significant and far-reaching. SMBs are particularly vulnerable to cyber attacks due to their limited resources and lack of investment in cybersecurity. The financial cost of cybercrime for these businesses can be devastating, and it is estimated that 60% […]
Hacker personality traits – What makes a hacker tick?
What are computer hackers like? We’ve all seen movies about hired hackers who effortlessly and dispassionately crack secure firewalls and databases in seconds, but we know better than to believe sensationalized accounts. So what kind of personality traits do the best computer hackers have? Hacking is the art of finding solutions to problems in unconventional […]