How do they hack into a website ? What methods do they use? So many questions asked and so many websites hacked every day, we answer some of your questions by explaining to you in broad outline the procedures followed !
How do hackers hack a website ?
You want to know how hackers do to hack a website? We are going to answer you, how does a malicious person break into a website ?
There are several types of attacks and several types of vulnerabilities, which allow these attacks and we will quote some of them to you and explain them to you in broad outline.
Vulnerabilities and types of web-based computer attacks
Our short explanations will be followed by links to mini articles, explaining one by one the different types of possible attacks the most known.
It must be taken into account that regularly new vulnerabilities and exploits are born, everything is bound to change, that’s why it is necessary to be regularly updated in this field.
Here are some types of vulnerabilities !
This is somehow a process bug, while writing to a buffer, which is outside the place where it should be allocated to the buffer.
A SQLi flaw (SQL Injection), is one or more methods that allow, to exploit this flaw, with respect to applications that use a database.
It is one of the best methods to hack a website in order to take, the total control on the server where the website is hosted.
Cross-site scripting (XSS)
Exploits (attack by exploiting security vulnerabilities)
Denial of Service Attack (DOS or DDOS)
Denial of Service Attack (DOS or DDOSA DOS or DDOS attack is a denial of service attack that aims to disable a service in order to prevent administrators from using the service).
So thanks to one of these available vulnerabilities, a hacker can hack a website.
If you are interested in the phenomenon of computer attacks (Cyberattack), I advise you to read our articles, which refer to the largest attacks carried out on the Internet, computers and servers.
And many more of our articles, available and accessible, can be found in the Hacking / Computer Security category, located in the menu at the top of the page.
Don’t forget to read our article : How to hack a wifi connection ?
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