Last Updated on 1 October 2023 by Daniel There is no one “typical” profile of a hacker, as hackers come from diverse backgrounds and have varied motivations and skill sets. However, I can provide some general characteristics and categories that hackers may fall into: It’s important to note that the term “hacker” is broad, and… Continue reading What is the typical profile of a hacker?
Last Updated on 30 September 2023 by Daniel Good website security practices are crucial for protecting your website and its data from various threats, including hackers, malware, and other cyberattacks. Here are some essential website security practices you should implement: Website security is an ongoing process, and it’s essential to stay vigilant and proactive in… Continue reading What are good website security practices?
Last Updated on 29 September 2023 by Daniel Protecting yourself in phone text messages is essential, as scams and phishing attempts often target individuals through text messaging. Here are some things to look out for: Protecting yourself from text message scams and phishing attempts requires vigilance and caution. Always think twice before taking action on… Continue reading What should you look out for in phone text messages to protect yourself?
Last Updated on 28 September 2023 by Daniel Spoofing IP addresses is a technique used by hackers to disguise their true identity and location on the internet. It involves sending network packets with a forged source IP address, making it appear as though the data originated from a different machine or location. This can be… Continue reading How do hackers spoof IP addresses?
Making PHP more secure and hardened involves implementing various best practices and security measures to protect your PHP applications from common vulnerabilities and attacks. Here are some steps you can take: Remember that security is an ongoing process, and it’s essential to stay vigilant and proactive in addressing potential threats. Additionally, consider consulting with security… Continue reading How can I make PHP more secure and hardened?
Yes, hackers can use AI (Artificial Intelligence) for hacking, and the use of AI in cyberattacks is a growing concern in the cybersecurity community. AI can be employed by hackers to automate and enhance various aspects of their attacks. Here are some ways in which hackers can use AI for hacking: To counter these AI-driven… Continue reading Can hackers user AI for hacking?
Last Updated on 22 September 2023 by Daniel Claire Seungeun Lee, UMass Lowell Each day, you leave digital traces of what you did, where you went, who you communicated with, what you bought, what you’re thinking of buying, and much more. This mass of data serves as a library of clues for personalized ads, which… Continue reading Spyware can infect your phone or computer via the ads you see online – report
Last Updated on 21 September 2023 by Daniel Scanning a web server for security intrusions, including rootkits and viruses, is an essential part of maintaining a secure environment. Here are steps you can take to scan your web server for potential security threats: Remember that security is an ongoing process. Regularly monitoring and scanning your… Continue reading How can I scan web server for security intrusions like root kits and virus?
Web applications are susceptible to various security threats. To harden your web application’s security, you should be aware of these threats and take appropriate measures to mitigate them. Here are some of the biggest security threats and steps to harden your web application: To harden your web application, conduct regular security assessments, such as penetration… Continue reading What are the biggest security threats to a web application, and how can I harden?
Hackers conduct data breaches through a variety of methods and techniques. These breaches can target individuals, organizations, or even entire governments. Here’s an overview of how hackers typically conduct data breaches and what you can do to detect and prevent them: How Hackers Conduct Data Breaches: Detecting and Preventing Data Breaches: Preventing data breaches requires… Continue reading How do hackers conduct data breaches, and what can you do to detect and prevent?