How Cybercriminals Are Getting Initial Access into Your System
The State of Security
This article covers the main techniques cybercriminals use at the initial stage of attacks against enterprise networks.
There are several dangerous phases of cyberattacks targeting the corporate segment. The first one encountered by businesses boils down to getting initial access into their systems. The malefactor’s goal at this point is to deposit some malicious code onto the system and make sure it can be executed further on.
HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF:
- Use up-to-date web browsers and plugins and run an antimalware solution. Microsoft recommends using Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) and Windows Defender Exploit Guard (WDEG.)