Understanding Internet Security can be easy for some and hard for others. Internet security is a branch of computer security that encompasses Internet browser security, website security, and network security as it applies to other applications or operating systems as a whole.
When it comes to understanding internet security, it doesn’t matter what it is, websites, personal computers, or online accounts can all be vulnerable if your internet security isn’t secure. Even some of the largest companies in the world fall to hackers. So what can we do?
What is Computer Hacking
It doesn’t matter if you have a small business, corporation, or home network. If they aren’t secured, there is a chance it could be compromised by hackers.
When people think of computer hacking, they normally think of illicit computer experts breaking into government networks. Hacking is such a broad term and can describe a number of different methods of unauthorized computer use.
- Account hacking
– Most common and simplest form of hacking is gaining access to somebody else’s online accounts.
- Network attacks– Attack the entire computer network normally done by protestors, organized hacking groups, and criminal gangs.
- Personal computer hacking– Hackers gain access to personal computers to steal data or use them as part of a botnet.
We will talk about different kinds of threats and how to combat the threats such as phishing, malware, spyware and the list can go on. So, stay tuned for more internet security posts. We will also get more in-depth about hacking, email scams, what to do and what not to do.
Change your passwords for all of the online accounts such as banks, social media profiles, etc.
Internet Crime Complaint Center
The mission of the Internet Crime Complaint Center, also known as IC3, is to provide the public with a reliable and convenient reporting mechanism to submit information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) concerning suspected Internet-facilitated criminal activity and to develop alliances with law enforcement and industry partners.
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