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June 12, 2022

What Is Ethical Hacking? Becoming an Ethical Hacker
What Is Ethical Hacking? Becoming an Ethical Hacker

How Ethical Hackers Are Changing the Game in Cybersecurity It’s strange to think about, but imagine walking into a business and saying, “Yes, hello. I’d like to hack your entire computer network…ethically.” If the company was smart, they’d respond: “That sounds great—let’s talk.” The Need for Ethical Hacking Ethical hacking has become a highly in-demand…

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Ethical Hacking: Understanding the Basics
Ethical Hacking: Understanding the Basics

Ethical Hacking: Understanding the Basics Cybercrime continues to grow at an astounding and devastating rate; more than 93% of organizations in the healthcare field alone experienced a data breach in the past few years (Sobers, 2021). While most people with any degree of tech acumen are familiar with criminal hackers, fewer are familiar with the…

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The Biggest Botnet Attacks to Date
The Biggest Botnet Attacks to Date 

A Chronological Look at the Biggest Botnet Attacks of the 21st Century A botnet attack is a specific type of attack in which a malicious hacker gains control over a series of computers. These computers are then directed by the attacker to launch massive-scale cyberattacks like Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. This results in harm to…

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What Are Sniffing Attacks, and How Can You Protect Yourself? 

What Are Sniffing Attacks, and How Can They Be Prevented? The technique of capturing all data packets traveling through a network using a software application or hardware device is known as network sniffing (Mitchell, 2021). Ethical hackers can use sniffing to gain tremendous insights into the workings of a network and the behavior of its…

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