Quick Glossary: Cybersecurity Attacks
It doesn’t matter whether your organization is a huge multinational business enterprise or a one-person operation. At some point, your computer networks and systems will be attacked by someone with criminal intent. Cybersecurity attacks, in all their various forms, are inevitable and relentless.
This quick glossary from TechRepublic Premium explains the terminology behind the most common cybersecurity attacks in use today and will help you understand what vulnerabilities are being targeted and what you should look for as you attempt to counteract their impact.
From the glossary:
A malicious technique that tricks a user into clicking a link, button or screen object other than the one intended by the user. For example, when a malicious web page is loaded transparently behind another visible page in such a way that seemingly innocuous links on the visible page will load the malicious link hidden below.
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