Nowadays, the cyber attack are major problem whole world is facing now. I am going to describe the basic concepts and type of the cyber attack.Cyber-attack is any type of offensive maneuver employed by nation-states, individuals, groups, or organizations that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, computer networks, and/or personal computer devices by various means of malicious acts usually originating from an anonymous source that either steals, alters, or destroys a specified target by hacking into a susceptible system. There are two types of the cyber attack.
Non Technical Attack
Attack which is perpetrator which a perpetrator uses chicanery or other form of persuasion to trick people into revealing sensitive information. it also called social engineering attack.
The clever manipulation of nature human tendency to trust.
An attack perpetrated using software and system knowledge or expertise there are plenty of threats to secure personal computing.
Distributed Denial of service attacks
Denial of Service
An attack on a website in which an attacker uses specialized software to send a flood of data packets to the target of computer.
Distributed Denial of Service
A denial of service attack in which the attacker gains illegal administrative access to as many computer on the Internet as possible to the target computer.
– Phishing Attacks
– Trojan Horse