10 types of cyber attacks
The following cyber attacks, are examples of how cyber crime can affect your business. Cyber attacks are estimated to costs Australians more than $1 billion a year.
Point of Sale (POS) intrusions
Where retail transactions are conducted, specifically where card – present purchases are made.
Crime involving an attack or threat of attack against your IT infrastructure , couple with demand for money to stop the attack.
People make mistakes! Unintentional actions directly compromised a security attribute of an information asset.
Unauthorised network or system access linked to state affiliated actors and / or exhibiting the motive of espionage.
Denial of Service
Intended to compromise the availability of networks and systems. Includes both network and application layer attacks.
Physical Theft and Loss
Any incident where an information asset went missing, whether through misplacement or malice.
Insider and Privilege Misuse
Any unapproved or malicious use of organisations resources. Mainly insider misuse or external (through collusion)
Web App Attacks
This includes exploits of a code – level vulnerabilities in the application as well as thwarting authentication mechanisms.
Payment Card Skimmers
Where a skimming device is physically implanted on an asset that reads magnetic stripe data from a payment card
A form of malware. Primary goal is to gain control of systems to steal credentials
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