Cybersecurity: Non-malware attacks

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For a long time now, attackers have based their attacks on executable files. They share these executable files on various platform such as gaming sites, hacking tools and keygens downloads, porn sites, pirated software and cracking tools sites. When you download and run these files, they install the malicious software into your devices. Antivirus programs have learned how the malware operate and they have put up measures against them. However, malware writers are now shifting to fileless/non-malware attacksUS restaurants are the most recent targets of such an attack with the FIN7 group being behind the attacks.

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Important Information About Cybersecurity and Your Website

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Anyone who pays attention to current events, from Yahoo! to the Democratic National Committee, knows the topic of 2016 and 2017 is cybersecurity. However, hackers are not just interested in attacking governments and large corporations. They will target any size website or business, exploiting common vulnerabilities with automated attacks. Therefore, while you may think your website is not worth their time, small business websites are bombarded daily. 

Many hackers want to use your site so they can hide and spread malware, and the majority of attacks are not for the purpose of stealing your data or damaging your website. Instead, the goal of many hackers is exploiting your server to send spam email or as a web server for illegal files. These hackers use automated scripts, scouring the Internet in an attempt to exploit the known website security issues of commonly used software. 

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Identifying Pop-up Support Fraud on a PC

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The latest pop-up support scams use remote software to gain desktop access to a victim’s computer. Pop-up support scams are a malicious threat to a PC operating system, stored files, and a victim's PayPal, credit card or bank account.

Third-party Technical Support Advertising Fraud

In 2014, Microsoft filed a lawsuit against a company operating a remote access scam with the software brand’s trademark. Identifying fraudulent pop-up support messages, say consumer advocates, is not always easy. While not all criminals are so brazen as to appropriate trusted software branding as part of a scam, use of a solution product name is often enough to mislead a computer user to respond to a phony technical support prompt.

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