common-threats

The Most Common Threats to your System

Relentless cybercriminals, disgruntled current and former employees and careless users can bring down your computer networks and compromise data. Network security’s made up of the hardware, software, policies and procedures designed to defend against both internal and external threats to your company’s computer systems. Multiple layers of hardware and software can prevent threats from damaging computer networks, and stop them from spreading if they slip past your defenses.

 

Trojan Horse

 Users are typically tricked by some form of social engineering into loading and executing Trojans on their systems. Once activated, Trojans can enable cyber-criminals to spy on you, steal your sensitive data, and gain backdoor access to your system

Zeus Virus

Zeus Virus is a form of malicious software that targets Microsoft Windows and is often used to steal financial data.

IP Address Breach

A hacker wants to worm his way into a network of his choosing to do serious (or not-so-serious) damage, such as stealing email addresses or your personal data.

Data Theft

Data theft is the act of stealing computer-based information from an unknowing victim with the intent of compromising privacy or obtaining confidential information. Data theft is increasingly a problem for individual computer users, as well as big corporate firms