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How DNS Hijacking Threatens You Online
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Normally, when users enter a domain name into the browser, the Domain Name Server (DNS) maps it into its corresponding IP address. A DNS attack occurs when the malware overrides the TCP/IP settings of the system, to redirect queries made to the DNS. The individual behind the attack directs traffic to a website of choice. DNS hijacking occurs in two ways. One method infects computers with malware, rendering it incapable of translating the domain address entered by the user to its matching IP-address. The other method involves hacking specific websites and changing their DNS addresses.

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Analysis
Learn About Hacktivism
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Hacktivism is becoming increasingly popular. More and more people are jumping on the bandwagon of spreading their causes through this unique concept.

 

What is Hacktivism?

Hacktivism or hactivism can be defined as using computer networks or computers in a subversive manner to spread a personal agenda of a political or social nature. At times, big international organisations and powerful countries pump in large amounts of money just to perpetrate hacktivism. However, some individuals and small establishments choose to do it even without funding.

 

The Development of Hacktivism

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Practical Advice
Dangers of Insider Threats to companies data
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When it comes to cyber security threats, insider threats rank amongst the top culprits. One of the main reasons they are dangerous is because companies give more priority to other frequent threats such as malware attacks, hacking, and ransomware attacks among others. In addition, insider attacks may not be entirely malicious, with most of them being accidental. However, in this age of technological advancement where we are witnessing unprecedented growth in cloud storage, companies face even bigger threats in ensuring their data is safe.

 

How it happens

It can accidentally happen when...

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