What is a Cyberthreat?
Cyberthreats come in various forms and can cause serious damage to a business.
These are just a few of the most common.
A form of attach where fraudulent emails or texts are sent to users hoping to trick them into providing sensitive information, such as bank details.
Similar to a Phishing attack, however, this attack targets a specific user, organisation or business.
Malicious software that is used to harm a computer. This includes worms, viruses, Trojans and spyware.
A type of malware that prevents the user from accessing their files, usually by encrypting them. This form of attack is often accompanied by a demand for payment.
This kind of attack relies on human interaction in order to trick users into breaking security policies or procedures so they can acquire sensitive information.
Frequently referred to as eavesdropping attacks, these involve an attacker intercepting communications between two users.