Ataques informáticos más comunes en el mundo digitalizado

Translated title of the contribution: Most common computer attacks in the digitized world

Javier Guaña-Moya, Andrea Sánchez-Zumba, Paúl Chérrez-Vintimilla, Lorena Chulde-Obando, Paulina Jaramillo-Flores, Cristian Pillajo-Rea

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The main objective of computer attacks is to financially harm individuals and organizations of all kinds. These attacks originate from a wide variety of programs, generally known as malware. As a consequence of this situation, organizations apply different strategies to prevent losses caused by these computer attacks, using cybersecurity knowledge that follows real-time information on the latest data about information security in computer systems. The objective of this bibliographic review is to determine the most common types of cyberattacks in today’s digitalized world in order to understand how these are developed and what these threats consist of, knowledge that will allow establishing techniques and methods to minimize the effects they cause on the information security, considering that the main vulnerability within digital processes is the human factor.

Translated title of the contributionMost common computer attacks in the digitized world
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Pages (from-to)87-100
Number of pages14
JournalRISTI - Revista Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao
Issue numberE54
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2022

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