Explain the Security Risks and Protection Mechanisms Involved in Web Performance.

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P3 explain the security risks and protection mechanisms involved in website performance Security Risks Hackers: A hacker is someone who finds weaknesses in a computer or computer network, enters, and modifies or/and steals data this could slow down performance very much or even completely halt it. Viruses: A computer virus is a computer program that can replicate itself and spread from one computer to another. The term "virus" is also commonly, but erroneously, used to refer to other types of malware, including but not limited to adware and spyware programs that do not have a reproductive ability. Viruses can damage and/or decrease the performance of the machine they “infect”. Phishing: Phishing is the act of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity from Amazon. Identity theft: Identity theft is a form of stealing someone's identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person's identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person's name. Website defacement: Website defacement is an attack on a website that changes the visual appearance of the site or a webpage. These are typically the work of system crackers, who break into a web server and replace the hosted website with one of their own. Degradation of performance: Machines make our life easier, and technology makes it luxurious. But even technology is bounded by certain barriers. Busy network, with heavy traffic is a common problem. Hardware and software can also cause you troubles at any time. Your processor speed and data storage might also pose as a problem for degradation of your system’s performance. Solutions for Security Risks Hiring efficient employees: Your human resource management need to be expert

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