botnet attacks

Botnet Definition and How to Detect Them

  A botnet is a network of malicious computers infected with bot malware and remotely controlled by the cyber attackers. Botnets are used by hackers for different attack purposes such as to send spam/phishing emails, launch Distributed Denial of Service…

botnet attacks

What are Bots?

Bots also called Internet robots, are infected computers that are remotely controlled by hackers. The hacker takes control of the malware-infected computer to then expand the infection to other computers sharing the same network to transmit infections to the other…

Computer Worm

What is a Worm Virus?

A worm virus is a type of malware that clones itself throughout a network without any user interference. The modus operandi of Trojan horse is like virus in causing damage to the system. It exploits the vulnerability found in outdated…

What is Mirai Botnet

How to Prevent Mirai Botnet DDoS Attacks?

Mirai Botnet Mirai is a self-propagating botnet virus that infects internet-connected devices by turning them into a network of remotely controlled bots or zombies. This network of bots, known as a botnet, is mostly used to launch DDoS attacks. The…

Internet Security Suite

Why Internet Security is Essential Today?

Why You Need an Internet Security Software? In today’s modern world the internet proves to be the best communication medium for everyone. Even though it has many advantages, it also has a few drawbacks which the users need to be…

Computer Virus Types

What is a Computer Virus and how do they work?

What is a Computer Virus? A computer virus is a malicious code designed to spread from host to host by itself without the user’s knowledge to perform malicious actions. It imposes harm to a computer by corrupting system files, destroying…

What is a Trojan Horse and How it Affects Your PC

A Trojan horse is a kind of malware that is concealed to look more like an authorized software. Hackers create trojan codes to establish a connection to the victim’s system and gain illegal access to data without the user’s consent.…

what is ripper virus

What is Ripper Virus?

Ripper is a type of virus that randomly infects disk write heads when its active in memory. It infects the disk writes, making the data invalid. Ripper virus can be less harmful, or it can be threatening, or it can…

what is swen virus

What is Swen Virus?

Swen is a malicious program that replicates and spreads on its own, it is technically classified as a worm virus. Swen does not require any human aid to replicate and circulate not only inside a computer but also to other…

What is a DDoS attack?

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack also referred to as a Distributed Network Attack is a malicious attack aimed at disrupting normal traffic of a targeted server, service or network by puzzling the target or its surrounding infrastructure with overwhelming Internet…

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