Application Attacks – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 26

Every software out there has vulnerabilities to exploit. Application attacks try to use the bugs created by developers to gain access to systems & more. Application attacks can often occur eiter because of a flaw in te software, or the wrong implementation of it. This post will cover a  couple of these attacks. Some of … Continue reading Application Attacks – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 26

Types Of Attack – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 25

Attackers have various reasons for initiating an attack. Your goal ist to keep the people in your network safe. No matter the motive of the attacker. Possible reasons for an attack could be: For fun aka. White(ish) Hat To steal/damage aka. Black Hat to make a political statement aka. Grey Hat Now lets take a … Continue reading Types Of Attack – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 25

Malware Pt. 2 – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 24

The last article covered some malware that you should know for the CompTIA Security+ exam. In this article I will explain a few more. If you missed the first article about malware, catch up here. Logic Bombs Malware that executes when a certain event occurs is called a logic bomb. They're usually programs or code … Continue reading Malware Pt. 2 – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 24

Malware – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 23

Malware is software used to gain access to data using weaknesses and exploit it. A brief introduction to software exploitation. To gain access to data malware uses weaknesses in data access object of databases or flaws in services and appliactions. Commonly encountered malware Spyware Spyware often works on behalf of a third party and is … Continue reading Malware – CompTIA Security+ Lesson 23