The below is a Cyber Threat Map from FireEye that animates threats as they are tracked by FireEye’s servers. The screen shows which countries the attacks originated from and what type of industries are most attacked.
Halloween is coming, so here’s something really scary – a live map showing you Top DDoS attacks happening across the planet.
DDoS = Distributed Denial of Service. The “bad guys” collect a whole slew of computers and processors that they have wrangled control of, and command them all to try and get information from a particular server or website, all at the same time.
This, of course, makes the site either really slow or causes it to crash.
Here is another map that shows unprotected databases that Comparitech has found on the internet.
View it here: https://www.comparitech.com/ransomware-attack-map/
There is potentially a lot of useful / sellable info on that old PC that you haven’t used in a while.
There’s a lot of bad actors online, but there are indeed things you can do to be safer. Watch the tech site for more articles, coming soon.