Hacker targeting victims through softwares to steal user informations

Updated: Sep 23

Created date: 22-09-2020

Created by : Annamalai


Hacking : types of hacking, softwares for hacking and how hackers choose their victims



What techniques do hackers use to steal information?


So, it is also important to know some of the hacking techniques that are commonly used to get your personal information in an unauthorized way.

  • ClickJacking Attacks

  • Virus, Trojan, etc

  • Phishing

  • Eavesdropping (Passive Attacks)

  • Fake WAP

  • Waterhole attacks

  • Denial of Service (DoS\DDoS)

  • Keylogger

What softwares do hackers use?


Here are the top ten general tools used by cybersecurity pros, and the guys they go up against.

  • 1 – Metasploit Framework

  • 2 – Nmap

  • 3 – OpenSSH

  • 4 – Wireshark

  • 5 – Nessus

  • 6 – Aircrack-ng

  • 7 – Snort

  • 8 – John the Ripper.

7 types of hackers

White, black, and grey refer to the relationship between the hacker and the systems they are attacking.

  • 'Black Hat' Hackers

  • 'White Hat' Hackers

  • 'Grey Hat' Hackers

  • Rootkits

  • Keyloggers

  • Vulnerability Scanner

  • SQL Injection Attack

  • Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)

How do hackers choose their victims?


Social media. You may be surprised, but social media platforms provide one of the main pools where hackers often go looking for the next victim. ... By simply seeing what cars they drive, hackers know how much ransom their victims can afford to pay.


Can hackers be traced?


A cracker or a hacker can be tracked down in several ways. ... Very often a hacker is more able to remove his traces than a cracker. While tracking their activities the emerging evidences should be preserved so that they cannot be lost or tampered with.


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