In the reported cases of data breaches that happened in 2016, 56% were the result of users clicking on a phishing email. From that single act of clicking the link, the granted hackers access to their networks.
If you are reading this and thinking, “I don’t have anything of value for hackers to get from me. They’re probably more interested in influential people or those that work in big corporations.”
Well, here is a shocker! Your identity is very important to hackers; they could use it to carry out their online heists and espionage using your digital identity/fingerprint. That way, should the authority come after them, they might be duped into thinking it was you, ‘a nobody’ that hacked and made away with money or confidential data.
That said, it is in your best interest to protect yourself from hackers; whether you think you have something of value or otherwise. Everyone has something the cyber criminals might want, so don’t become a victim.
The common Tricks Hackers use to hack people
How Hackers Hack in Public networks
Ø A hacker can insert herself right in the middle of unsecured Wi-Fi connection; …read more
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