7 Common Ways Small Businesses Are Hacked

We are in an era of start-ups, where small and medium businesses are shaping the face of the Indian economy. They bring diverse and innovative products and services, making the economy stronger and expansive. However, the size of these businesses limits them from adopting the most high-end security mechanisms, making them prone to cyber threats. In recent years, more than most small businesses have suffered from cyber-attacks and have been compromised. If you are a business owner of the current economy, then you should know about these common hacks that are threatening small enterprises.

The Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

Also called a DDoS attack, this has been more common than ever. The hackers overload your system server by sending more than necessary information and data at a time from multiple sources. The server fails to handle the data load, causing it to crash. More often than not, these attacks are not visible or occur openly. They can be as subtle as slow loading speed, dropped traffic, page errors, and so on, making it appear like regular technical glitches. But if these indications persist, you might be subject to a DDoS attack, which can be fixed by regularly …