Category Archives: Cyber Attacks

Understanding the threat of DNS cache poisoning

DNS cache poisoning is a cyber attack that exploits vulnerabilities in the Domain Name System (DNS) to redirect users to malicious websites or intercept sensitive information. In this attack, the cybercriminal manipulates the DNS cache of a recursive resolver to associate legitimate domain names with malicious IP addresses. As a result, unsuspecting users are directed… Read More »

DDoS attacks: Definition & Details

DDoS, or Distributed Denial of Service, attacks are malicious attempts to disrupt the normal functioning of a targeted server, service, or network by overwhelming it with a flood of traffic. These attacks typically involve multiple compromised computers, known as botnets, coordinated to send an overwhelming amount of requests to the target. The massive volume of… Read More »