UIWIX Ransomware. The threat of WannaCry is not over yet.

Ransomware UIWIX

Share this:    The evolved version of Wannacry ransomware; UIWIX Ransomware continues to shock the world. WannaCry Ransomware began spreading on May 12th but was accidentally stopped by a kill switch triggered by a MalwareTech researcher. However, it looks like the kill switch did not completely stop the spread rather slowed the speed. Hackers have since then […]

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WannaCry Ransomware: How it affected India? What could be done to keep safe? What is next?

WannaCry Ransomware

Share this:    The Ransomware that shock the world started on 12th May as a massive cyber-attack no one has ever seen. By now more than 150 Countries have reported being affected by the cyber-attack and more than 300,000 machines have been infected with the virus. The kill switch was a temporary stop which has been fixed […]

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The latest global cyberattack – Wannacry Ransomware.

WannaCry

Share this:    On May 12th 2017, a ransomware of WannaCry or Wcry started spreading like wildfire starting from NHS system in UK. It spread to dozens of hospitals from where it spread to 6 continents affecting more than 100,000 machines! It caused chaos at hospitals, schools and universities, manufacturing shutdowns, and overtime for cybersecurity professionals.  Reports have confirmed […]

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Received a new job offer? Beware- Genuine or Fake?

Fake Job Offers

Share this:    Scammers are on the rise with more and more fictitious job offers appearing on job boards. More job seekers are being conned into traps to part with some amount of money or are becoming victims of identity theft. However, there are certain trends which can help user identify an email if it is fake […]

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Which is the best choice for your organization- Shared or Dedicated web hosting?

shared or dedicated web hosting

Share this:    Running a mid-sized business; choosing between a shared and dedicated web hosting can be a big challenge. Even when companies expand their e-commerce website, they often face the challenge of selecting dedicated or shared web hosting. Let us evaluate the important factors while choosing the service- What is being hosted? A shared hosting means other […]

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Matrix Ransomware: Spreading to PCs through Malicious Shortcuts

Matrix Ransomware

Share this:    The latest addition to the growing threat of ransomware is the Matrix Ransomware. Though the ransomware has been active for quite some time now but it has recently seen a surge in attacks. Like all other ransomware, Matrix Ransomware holds computer data encrypted for ransom. The encryption is usually strong and no formal way […]

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What is Penetration Testing? And Why is it important for your organization?

penetration testing

Share this:    Penetration testing or commonly known as pen testing is another important way of testing your company’s preparedness for a cyber-attack. Lately, preparing for prevention against cyber-attacks has become an essential part of a board room agendas. More companies are looking at IT security as a vital aspect of company policy and spending massively to […]

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Dangers of Crypto-Ransomware and ways companies can avoid it!

crypto-ransomware

Share this:    Money makes ransomware the lucrative cyber theft option. Crypto-Ransomware is a type of ransomware that encrypts files on a user’s machine making it unreadable for machine or the user. A decryption key is needed to unscramble the files thus making them legible again. Dangers of Crypto-Ransomware Crypto ransomwares are truly nasty. Once you are […]

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