This Article Written by Trainee Hasan Bahabri From Imam Mohamad bin Saud University #IMU
What is Hacking?
Hacking generally refers to unauthorized intrusion into a computer or a network.
Cybercrime is more profitable than the global illegal drug trade.
Hackers steal 75 records every second.
More than 6,000 online criminal marketplaces sell ransomware products and services.
Hackers create 300,000 new pieces of malware daily.
There will be 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs openings in 2021.
Operating System Attacks.
Shrink Wrap Code Attacks.
Application Level Attacks
What is Hacktivism?
Besides hackers who are in it for profit there are those who want to bring attention to a cause.
2011: Hacktivist group Anonymous has briefly taken offline 40 sites it claims traded in images of child sexual abuse.
2013: DDoS attacks by Muslim hacktivist group "Cyber Fighters of Izz-ad-din Al Qassam" targeted U.S. banks in retaliation after a Muslim film was posted on YouTube