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Security: Protection Against Hacker Attacks

The tricks that hackers use to attack systems are becoming more devious by the day. Without you realising, you can be forwarded to fake websites designed to look exactly the same as real ones. Hackers can eavesdrop on the data transferred to and from your PC and delve deep into your privacy, steal your identity and even your credit card details, in order to use it for illegal purposes. Hackers also use the PCs that they take over to infect and attack other machines, or send spam email. In this article, you can read how the hackers work, how to protect yourself against them, and the steps you need to take for a secure system.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues
Issue: 2018 Issue 8 August
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: S466

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