Category Archives: Network Scan

SamSam Ransomware Has Raised $6 Million

samsam ransomware: Criminal Hackers exploit ransomware attacks as a robust money making strategy as they easily coerce the victims to pay money. Continuing with this strategy, they are now making money with the notorious SamSam malware. A latest study reveals that SamSam ransomware has raised around $6 million for Criminal hackers in ransom demands. SamSam Read more »

Web Security: top 5 attacks targeting web applications

Web Security is a hot topic for everyone in these days. A Positive Technologies report of 2017 showed how all of the websites and web applications have at least one well-known vulnerability. The same report shows how the 70% of websites and web applications have at least one high severity vulnerability as well.   As a matter of Read more »

Wi-fi Security: WPA3 is not hacker proof.

Wi-Fi Security? It’s time. Wi-Fi Alliance launched WPA3. It will certainly ensure a higher CyberSecurity level and, as a consequence, it will benefit users both in terms of privacy and GDPR Compliance. However, WPA3 does not make wireless networks hacker proof. First of alla, let’s have a look together at the features and benefits of WPA3. Read more »

DDOS Distributed Denial of Service: what is it?

DDOS: introduction DDoS: Distributed Denial of Service. Whenver connections overload a server, there’s no more the chance to start new connections. This situation takes place when a lot of compromised systems send at the same time data traffic to the target system, causing its crash. Such an overload could make a server, a website or an online Read more »

DOS Denial of Service: what do you need to know about it?

DOS: introduction DoS stands for “Denial of Service” and this term, in the CyberSecurity field, specifies a failure due to an illegal attack. The resources of an IT system run out because of the just mentioned attack, this leads to the impossibility from the system side to erogate the service to the clients who require it. The Read more »

IP address: introduction and explanation

IP address: introduction You can visualize the IP address or “internet protocol address” in the graphic interface as a numerical label. It allows to univocally identify a host (which is a physical device such as a computer, a printer, a router or a smartphone). The host is connected to a network that uses the internet Read more »

Network scanning: why is it so important?

No matter how confident you are about your network safety, you can never be completely sure. This is why network scanning is so important. The kind of malicious attacks that are carried out these days are hard to believe. A vulnerable network can cause a big problem to systems and cause a huge loss in terms of business value. Hence, Read more »

Open port checker: the importance of scanning vulnerabilities

Open port checker and port scanner The open port checker allows the user to obtain different pieces of information: the status of a port of an IP address; the status of a port on his own connection (verify is the port is open or not); if the user’s server applications are blocked by a firewall; Read more »

IP tracker: what is it and how can it help you?

What is an IP tracker? Whenever you visit any website, you leave a trace. How? In the form of unique IP address that helps in identifying your system, its location and many other important parameters attached to it. Businesses everywhere is using professional IP tracking tools ( IP tracker ) in order to know their visitors Read more »

Netscan Software: which are the required features?

Netscan importance There’s a famous saying that can picture a network: “we are strong as our weakest link“. Our networks, sometimes have shady perimeters and it is hard to find where our weak spots are. When it comes to system networks and their management, there are several aspects that you need to take care of. If you Read more »