There are several cyber security threats, such as:
Ransomeware is a type of malware or malicious software that attempts to encrypt your data and tries to extort a ransom to release an unlock code. This type of cyber threat is mostly delivered via malicious emails.
Phishing is an attempt to gain sensitive information of the entity or target while pretending to be a trusted contact, such as a bank or online service. Phishing emails seem very convincing, often with perfect and persuasive wording and authentic logos.
3. Data Leakage
Data leakage is one of the biggest cyber security threats, sometimes it happens in the office these days. The usage of smartphones and tablets has been very accessible and obtainable, providing easy utility and advanced technology such as backup and data transfer. These features allow an easy way for data thieves to leak crucial office or entity information.
Hacking is widely known and has a high rate of occurrence. This type of cyber threat is often done miles away from the target. It is practiced through gaining the IT access of an organization or target and stealing information. Traditionally they have tried to gain access to private accounts and personal information like emails, social media, and bank account or credit card databases.
5. Insider Threat
Insider threat is a cyber threat that is also hard to track, as it is practiced by the authority itself. The employee who has gained trust could become the traitor and be an insider threat to a cyber security issue. Therefore, as the staff could lead data by mistake or maliciously, it is crucial to educate and establish the organization's terms and conditions clearly and strictly.