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A guide on the 3 types of hackers and how they operate

The term “hacker” often conjures up images of criminals in hunched over computers in a dark room, but in the 1950s, hackers were simply computer enthusiasts who enjoyed pushing boundaries. However, the rise of personal computers in the 1980s led to a shift. Hackers in the ’80s, often teenagers, exploited vulnerabilities in systems, sometimes targeting… Continue reading A guide on the 3 types of hackers and how they operate

A look at the different types of hackers

In the 1950s, hackers simply referred to individuals with curious minds tinkering with the potential of computers. However, the rise of personal computers in the 1980s led to a shift. Hackers, often teenagers, began exploiting vulnerabilities for the thrill of breaking into systems, particularly those run by governments. Interestingly, some of these early pioneers now… Continue reading A look at the different types of hackers

Hackers 101: Understanding the different types and what they do

Back in the 1950s, the term “hacker” simply described someone who enjoyed tinkering with computers and pushing their boundaries. However, with the rise of personal computers in the 1980s, the term became associated with individuals who exploited vulnerabilities in computer systems, often teenagers who enjoyed the thrill of breaking into government IT systems. Interestingly, some… Continue reading Hackers 101: Understanding the different types and what they do

Understanding your enemies: The 5 types of hackers that will attack your business

Hackers come in all shapes and sizes, with different motivations for why they do what they do. Unfortunately, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often the target of these malicious individuals because they are seen as easier targets than large enterprises. In this blog, we will discuss the five types of hackers that pose a… Continue reading Understanding your enemies: The 5 types of hackers that will attack your business

The five types of hackers targeting SMBs

Small- or medium-sized business (SMB) owners may think they’re unimportant enough to be targeted by hackers. But the truth is that SMBs are prime targets for hackers since they see these organizations — which have less security and fewer resources compared to enterprises — as easy marks. Fortunately, knowing who these attackers are and what… Continue reading The five types of hackers targeting SMBs

Keep your SMB safe from these hackers

As technology advances, so do hackers and their skill at infiltrating networks and systems. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can be particularly vulnerable because they often don’t have a dedicated security team or ample resources to protect themselves. However, understanding the types of hackers attacking SMBs and what motivates them will go a long way… Continue reading Keep your SMB safe from these hackers

These 5 types of hackers are a threat to SMBs

Malicious hackers are motivated by different things. Some do it for fun, some want money, and others just want to end your business. Getting to know how they behave and what drives them informs how you must defend your organization against them. Script kiddies In terms of skill, script kiddies (or skids, for short) are… Continue reading These 5 types of hackers are a threat to SMBs

Defend your business from these 5 types of hackers

“Know thine enemy” — it means to get to know them and their motives. In this blog, we take a close look at the five types of dangerous hackers, what their motives are, and how they operate. Script kiddies In terms of skill, script kiddies (or skids, for short) are at the bottom of the… Continue reading Defend your business from these 5 types of hackers

The 5 types of hackers who want to harm your business

You’ve probably heard it said that not all hackers are dangerous. That’s true, of course. For instance, white hat hackers hack into a system to uncover vulnerabilities and boost its protection against cyberthreats. However, we won’t be talking about white hat hackers in this blog. Instead, we’ll take a close look at five types of… Continue reading The 5 types of hackers who want to harm your business

The threat of distributed spam distraction

You wouldn’t think that cybercriminals would carry out their nefarious schemes in plain sight — except that they do and you’ve probably already fallen victim to them. Learn all about a scheme called distributed spam distraction (DSD) and how malicious actors are using it to steal valuable information from their victims. What is DSD? DSD… Continue reading The threat of distributed spam distraction