Man Gets iCloud Login Details Of Over 4,000 Users

An August 2021 news report says that a Los Angeles man pleaded guilty to the charge of gaining unauthorised access to at least 200 accounts of iCloud users. He had obtained at least 4,700 account IDs and passwords. How did he do this? He did it by social engineering. Social engineering is basically an attacker…

What Is Information Security?

This blog is about information security. Let us begin with some basic definitions. Information Security. For purposes of this blog, information security can be defined as measures (tools and processes) used to protect data or information from unauthorised use or alteration. The main objectives (or principles) of information security are protecting the confidentiality, integrity and…