The Hackers Process
Step 1 gain access: Password cracking, social engineering. Types of password attacks include: Non-electronic attacks, active online attacks, passive online attacks, and offline attacks.
- Shoulder surfing
- Social engineering
- Dumpster diving
- Dictionary/brute force attack
- Hash injection and phishing
- Password guessing/Default password
- Wire sniffing
- Man-in-the-middle attack
- Replay attack
- Pre-computed hashes
- Distributed network
Step 2 escalate the privilege to Admin IE exploit known system vulnerabilities of the OS.
Step 3 execute applications to create and maintain remote access using Trojans, Spyware, Backdoors, Keyloggers.
Step 4 hide malicious files and data theft by using Rootkits or Steganography.
Step 5 cover your tracks: Clear system logs.
*This is just a brief overview of the process a Hacker can take to exploit your data. At LIFENET Technologies we provide protection through ESET Security Antivirus which we monitor and engineer for optimal protection. As well as cybersecurity solutions for business holders.
If your concerned about your online protection contact one of our LIFENET Engineers to review your online activity and current Antivirus protection. Or visit our blog on 10 ways to know it’s time to break up with your Antivirus. While on active duty overseas, we protected you from the enemy. We now take those same skill sets to protect you from the enemy online. No one takes your protection more seriously then us.