With the advent of cashless economy post demonetisation, cyber-attacks are on the rise. Social platforms make us aware of how can we protect ourselves from these attacks. But do we really know what kinds of cyber-attacks exist? Some of the attacks are meant to monitor the information, while others are meant to destroy the data or network. Just like our parents advise us not to talk to unfamiliar person, the same applies to virtual world as well. How can you be sure that the bank that you are trying to log into is not forged? If you are not wary about the following type of cyber-attacks, your network as well as your data – both are at risk.
There are several other attacks, but the ones listed above are of prime importance. Vigilance is the key to prevention of all the above attacks. As all the transactions seems to happen online these days, threats to people and business will continue to grow. We should brace ourselves by keeping cyber security as priority and take time out to secure out systems