What is a  Cyber Attack?

To destroy or damage a computer network or system hackers attempt an attack that is known as cyber attack.

Cyber attacks aim to disable, disrupt, destroy or control computer systems or to alter, block, delete, manipulate, or steal data held within these systems.

People who carry out cyber attacks are known as cybercriminals.

A cyber attack can be launched from anywhere by the individual or group using one or more various attack strategies.

Cyber attacks mostly involve the following

 In which malicious software is used to attack information systems.


In which hackers socially engineer email messages to entice recipients to open them.

Phishing :

Where attackers secretly insert themselves between two parties, which are individual computer users and their financial institution.

Man in the Middle

Where hackers insert malicious code into the server using SQL programming language .

SQL injection:

An attack in which attackers establish and then use presently available access.

Domain name system

Which happens when a newly identified vulnerability in IT infrastructure is first exploited by hackers.

Zero day exploit:


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