Bugs in a website or a software leads to vulnerabilities and exploits. Many websites and software developers offer a deal called Bug Bounty Programs, also called vulnerability reward programs (VRPs) where individuals (Software Security Researchers and White hat hackers) get recognition and compensation for reporting these type of bugs.
The more the technology we use the more the risks we should face. From the past few days cyber crimes are hitting headlines continuously starting with WannaCry Ransomware and followed by Zomato Database breach questioning Cyber Security.
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Malware is a general term that refers to software that’s harmful to the computer. It is designed to damage, disrupt access to the computer.
Ransomware is a type of malware that essentially takes over a computer and prevents users from accessing data on it until a ransom is paid.