Few people think about how antivirus software works. Often it is installed, periodically updated, but this is where the care for the program ends. The antivirus itself is a means of combating viruses, trojans, spyware, worms, backdoors and other garbage, which we scoop in large quantities from the Internet.
The lion’s share of such programs is aimed at Windows. Firstly, this operating system is the most common in the world. Secondly, it is vulnerable to attacks and hacking attempts due to its popularity. Thirdly, the audience using the OS does not shine with special knowledge of computer literacy. There is also spyware for Linux and MacOS, but it is completely useless from the word. Continue reading
With an insecure site, many troubles can happen: hacking by hackers, attacks, virus infection. Some of the most common attacks:
XSS attack. The virus code is embedded in the data sent by the user (in the unprotected fields of the registration form, subscription, order, call back, comment). A knowledgeable user can thus “break” the site, making it inoperative.
SQL injection. An action is added to the SQL query that was not originally there, without violating the structure of the previous query. This allows you to access databases, modify and download files from Continue reading