cyberattack

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cyberattack

(ˈsaɪbərəˌtæk)
n
1. (Law) an attempt to damage or disrupt a computer system, or obtain information stored on a computer system, by means of hacking
2. (Computer Science) an attempt to damage or disrupt a computer system, or obtain information stored on a computer system, by means of hacking
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More than 90 per cent of malware uses Domain Name System (DNS) at various stages of the cyber kill chain to penetrate the network, infect devices, propagate laterally, and exfiltrate data.
Summary: Lockheed Martin's cyber kill chain approach breaks down each stage of a malware attack where you can identify and stop it.
But security controls alone are not sufficient to address a ransomware threat, and organisations need to adopt a multi-layered approach to stop the cyber kill chain.
Luckily, there are many tools and companies now that identify internal attacks as well as track threats as they flow along the cyber kill chain cycle.
Their study concludes that organizations should understand the Cyber Kill Chain in order to get inside the minds of advanced threats while engaging in intelligence-driven network defense.
Using this cyber kill chain perspective helps to uncover the weak spots in any framework and keep organisations one step ahead.