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Posted by Michael Trimblett and Deb Cashion on 15 October 2021
Hacking, usually, is defined as an attempt to exploit a computer system or a private network inside a computer. Simply put, it is the unauthorised access to or control over computer network security systems for some illicit purpose. Hackers can destroy, steal or even prevent authorised users from accessing the system. Ethical hacking involves an authorised attempt to gain unauthorised access to a computer system, application, or data. Carrying out an ethical hack involves duplicat...
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Posted by Michael Trimblett on 8 October 2021
The internet is ubiquitous. It has quickly become an essential utility like electricity and water. However, when the internet was built, it was designed with functionality in mind, not security. Definitions Cybercrime the term used to describe crimes directed at computers or other information communications technologies and crimes where computers or ICTs are an integral part of an offence. Cyber security is the practice of defending computers, networks, servers, mobile devices, data f...
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Posted by Deb Cashion on 1 October 2021
Welcome to International Cyber Security Awareness month, known as Hacktober. It’s a lesser-known fact that small and medium business are being targeted more and more by cybercriminals and there is a valid reason for this; Hackers tend to focus on easy and vulnerable targets-it’s a random selection based on the Hackers search on the internet for vulnerable devices, easy access or it can be a case of less savvy staff being ‘socially engineered’ to allow hacker’s a...
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