Account Hijacking Protection

All activity on the Internet is tied with work through accounts - mail, social networks, online stores, etc. All of them need reliable means of protection, starting with the password that the user sets himself, and ending with those security protocols that are provided by the Internet site. The information contained in the accounts is important not only for its immediate owners, but also for hackers - they can decently profit by selling it. Let's try to figure out exactly what kind of data interest cyber criminals, how the accounts are hacked, and how this can be saved.

What interests hackers in your accounts?

Everything starting from personal correspondence and ending with passwords, payment card details and whereabouts. In the future this information can be used for:

Often hackers are engaged in hacking accounts for their own excitement and practice of skills. The low culture of Internet security gives them a wide field for creativity.

How do criminals gain access to accounts?

It often happens that to hack into an account, you do not even need to use some sophisticated scheme. Hackers do not need to spend much time and effort, because so far among the majority of users are common:

In addition to such simple ways to obtain the necessary data, attackers turn to methods of phishing, installation of malicious software, social engineering and automated password selection. Often hackers use only separate elements and tools on sites. These can be ad networks, JavaScript libraries, social networking APIs, etc.

Can I save my account, website and online store from such hacking?

To do this, it is enough to monitor the activity of users and the technical characteristics of their Internet site. Digital fingerprint technology monitors information about:

Such an imprint makes it possible in an automatic mode to save users' accounts and their website or online store from all the mentioned types of hacking.