Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Security Attacks and its types

Security Attacks 

A security attack is an attack that is an unauthorized attempt to steal, damage, or expose data from an information system such as your website.

Types of security attacks:-

There are mainly two types of security attacks which are as follows: -
1) Passive attack
2) Active attack

1) Passive attack: - 

Passive attack is an attack in which an attacker monitors two systems in an unauthorized manner, and only monitors the messages or information which are transmitted between both the systems but modify the messages. Does not The main purpose of passive attack is to steal sensitive information and password.

2) Active attack: - 

Active attack is an attack in which the attacker transmit messages between two systems and modify those messages. Those modified messages are sent to the person. That person does not even know that an attacker is sending these messages and it is modified.

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