How would you break into a locked building? If your life depended upon doing so, how would you go about it?
Perhaps you would walk around the building, looking closely to discover any points of easy access. For your actual break-in, you might wait until night when everybody had gone home. Would you break a window to get in? That might be noisy and attract attention if there were people in the vicinity. Would you learn how to pick locks? Or perhaps you would find a “locksmith” to pick the lock for you. Is there any video surveillance that might give you away? Do you need to disable the video cameras? What about alarm systems?
Or perhaps you would try to bust the door down by brute force. In any event, it would probably take some planning and preparation. And you would need to get the timing right if you want to avoid getting caught.
But there’s an easier way. Continue reading “How Computers Get Hacked – Part 2”