IoT DoS Attacks – How Hacked IoT Devices Can Lead To Massive Denial of Service Attacks

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan IoT DoS Attacks   How Hacked IoT Devices Can Lead To Massive Denial of Service Attacks

Ever since its inception, the IoT or Internet of Things has drawn widespread criticism for the lack of consideration given to security matters, in the design and deployment of its hardware, software, and infrastructure components. This negligent attitude has resulted in various weaknesses, which hackers and cyber-criminals have already successfully exploited to compromise IoT elements so that they can be … Read More

9 Common Hacking Techniques and How to Deal With Them

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Finjan 9 Common Hacking Techniques and How to Deal With Them

With high-value targets like user credentials, email accounts, and credit card details being stored on personal devices and transmitted freely over the internet, attempts to gain access to these prizes continue at an astonishing pace. Hacking – looking to gain unauthorized access to information by modifying the features of a system or network, or exploiting its vulnerabilities – is one … Read More

The Destructive Impact of DDoS Attacks

Finjan TeamBlog, Cybersecurity

Let’s try to momentarily put ourselves into the mentality of an online hacker. You’ve identified a website that you want to hack, but why would you do it? Perhaps to force a ransom payment from a victim who is desperate to get their site back in action. It could be a deliberate attempt to harm a company you dislike for … Read More