If you are reading this webpage, you are vulnerable to being hacked and the security of your confidential information is at risk. This is true for everyone online. In fact, if you are like most people, the security of your electronic devices has already been breached.
Cyber Attacks and Security Threats
Malicious hackers use computers to gain unauthorized access to private computer systems. There are many different motives for malicious hacking including financial gain, to obtain valuable information or to inflict damage on a competing business.
TCS Forensics has experience investigating the following forms of cyber attacks and threats to your cybersecurity:
- Malware: Ransomware, spyware, viruses, worms, trojans etc.
- Social Engineering: By using information already known about you, a hacker gains your confidence and manipulates you into revealing confidential information.
- DDoS Attacks: Distributed denial-of-service attacks bombard a website with incoming traffic to overload the system and disrupt the flow of legitimate site traffic.
Have You Been Hacked?
Some signs that you may have been hacked include a sudden slowdown in operations, delayed keystrokes, changes in your browser home page, unsolicited browser redirects, pop-ups unrelated to the webpage being visited, etc.
If you suspect you have been hacked, we recommend the following:
- Immediately disconnect the device from the internet
- Take notes to describe the event that caused you to suspect hacking
- Power off the device to prevent data loss and give us a call at TCS Forensics for a free consultation