The earliest news of Cyberattack was heard in the 1970s. and ever since we are witnessing various kinds of updated malware, ransomware, viruses, & so on. With the onset of covid 19 which is forced lot of us to work from home, shop online and many more activities online, take classes online which is given rise to alot more cyberattacks. A recent study said that around 1500 businesses all over the world have been affected by ransomware attack so far.
The massive attack of 700 million data breaches on the business application Linkedin shook the world recently. Were the malicious actor put the physical addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and possibly passwords for sale on a popular hacker forum. LinkedIn stated “Our initial investigation has found that this data was scraped from LinkedIn and other various websites and includes the same data reported earlier this year in our April 2021 scraping update,”
Cyberattacks have become rampant making it crucial for all the ventures big, small and even for startups to have a periodic security checks done.
“Data is the pollution problem of the information age, and protecting privacy is the environmental challenge” – Bruce Schneier