Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting, also known as “Typosquatting“, is the act of registering, trafficking, or using a domain name in bad faith. For example, phishing attacks are used against users to gain their credentials or money by having them click on links that appear to be real, but in fact they switch or take out a letter and the page that it leads you to allows the hacker to gain access to your device and/or information. Reference the image above to better understand this technique.

Related Terms: Phishing, Social Engineering, Spoofing

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