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  • What motivates hackers to target websites?
  • What weaknesses in the website are commonly exploited by the hackers?
  • What are some common methods which are used by hackers to hack websites?
  • What are some common forms of social engineering attacks?

Welcome to "Why Hackers Target Websites and How They Do It" Course. 
 
 
1.What are the common reasons websites get hacked?
2.Does Financial Gain Drive Most Website Attacks?
3.Data misuse seems to be a common reason for website attacks.Comment.
4.What is ransomware?
5.How significant are personal revenge, fun, and recognition as motivations for website attacks?
6.Practice can be a reason for website attack. Comment.
7.What is cyber espionage?
8.Beyond financial gain, can website attacks also be used for sabotage, like disrupting a competitor's business?
9.What is meant by Hacktivism?
10.What are the most common website weaknesses targeted by attackers?
11.What are the most prevalent security challenges faced by websites today?
12.What do you mean by Brute Force Attacks? 
13.What is meant by Supply Chain Attacks?
14.What is meant by SQL Injection?
15.What is meant by malware injection?
16.How can malicious content hidden in spam emails pose a threat to website security?
17.How Do DoS and DDoS Attacks Work, What Are Their Goals, and How Do They Impact Victims?
18.How Does E-Skimming Work, Who is the Target, and Why Does It Often Fly Under the Radar?
19.What is the meaning of MITM attack?
20.What is the meaning of social engineering attack?
21.What are the commonly used forms of social engineering attacks?
22.What is meant by phishing emails or messages?
23.What is meant by Baiting?
24.Why the hackers  offer attractive free things on social platforms?
25.What is the meaning of Pretexting?
26.What is the meaning of Quid Pro Quo? 

  • Basic computer skills and General knowledge of Information Technology concepts
  • Students, Businessmen and general public
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  • Section 1 : Introduction 1 Lectures 00:04:34

    • Lecture 1 :
  • Section 2 : The Hacker Mindset: Why Websites Are Targeted 9 Lectures 00:36:00

    • Lecture 1 :
    • The Why Behind Website Attacks
    • Lecture 2 :
    • Financial gain: A Lucrative Motive for Website attacks
    • Lecture 3 :
    • Stolen Information: A Common Motive for Website Hacking
    • Lecture 4 :
    • Data Lockout: Ransomware Attacks
    • Lecture 5 :
    • Beyond Profit: Hacking for Revenge, Fun, or Fame
    • Lecture 6 :
    • Websites as Training Grounds for Hackers
    • Lecture 7 :
    • Cyber Espionage as a Motive for Website Attacks
    • Lecture 8 :
    • Hacking for Advantage: Targeting Competitor Websites
    • Lecture 9 :
    • Hacktivism as a Motive for Website Attacks
  • Section 3 : Website Weaknesses 1 Lectures 00:00:00

    • Lecture 1 :
    • Website Weaknesses targeted by Hackers
  • Section 4 : The Invisible War: How Malicious Actors Target Websites ? 9 Lectures 01:10:09

    • Lecture 1 :
    • Common website security threats
    • Lecture 2 :
    • Brute Force Attacks
    • Lecture 3 :
    • Supply Chain Attacks
    • Lecture 4 :
    • SQL Injection
    • Lecture 5 :
    • Malware Injection
    • Lecture 6 :
    • Malicious communication can hack website
    • Lecture 7 :
    • DoS & DDoS Attacks: Taking Down Websites
    • Lecture 8 :
    • E-Skimming: Payment Card Information Theft Technique
    • Lecture 9 :
    • MITM Attacks: The Hidden Threat to Websites
  • Section 5 : How Social Engineering Attacks Exploit Websites 5 Lectures 00:28:21

    • Lecture 1 :
    • Commonly used forms of Social Engineering Attacks
    • Lecture 2 :
    • Phishing Threat: Targeting Websites
    • Lecture 3 :
    • Baiting Attacks: A Threat to Websites
    • Lecture 4 :
    • Pretexting: A Threat to Website Security
    • Lecture 5 :
    • Understanding Quid Pro Quo Attacks on Websites
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