Category Archives: Security

What is a ransom-DDoS attack?

What is a ransom DDoS attack?

What is a ransom-DDoS attack? A ransom DDoS (RDDoS) attack is when malicious parties attempt to extort money from an individual or organization by threatening them with a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The malicious party in question may carry out a DDoS attack and then follow up with a ransom note demanding payment to stop the…

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What is Social Engineering?

What is Social Engineering?

What is Social Engineering? Social engineering is the art of tricking the users into security mistakes so they give away the confidential information. The type’s information that hackers are looking for can be different, but when individuals are under attack, the hackers are usual want to trick them to get their passwords, bank information or…

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