The Top Four Ways Hackers choose their next Victim.

Your best bet is to have a greater awareness of the typical and obvious vulnerabilities present in your system, because whilst many victims ask "Why me?", we ask "Why does it matter?" 

You may have been chosen randomly or you may be a target because of the nature of your business, the truth is, you'll never know. What you can know, is how a typical hacker operates and make yourself into a hard to reach and complicated prospect.

To begin our series of looking at the Hacker from the 'Inside out" here are four approaches that hackers use to lock on to their next target:

WHAT IS HIDDEN COBRA? NORTH KOREAN HACKERS TIED TO NEW BANK CYBERATTACKS

According to the U.S. government, the state-sponsored cyber unit, codenamed Hidden Cobra, targets telecoms and financial institutions using sophisticated tools known as Bankshot, Badcall and Hardrain and Fallchill. It has links to previous attacks on SWIFT, the transfer network which connects more than 10,000 banks.