Top 3 cybersecurity threats of 2019

Top 3 Cyber Security threats of 2019

Cybersecurity has risen ever higher up the corporate agenda for the very good reason that incidents and breaches result in significant costs—money or intellectual property stolen, valuable data compromised, business disruption, impaired brand reputation, reduced revenue and/or lowered share price. Cybersecurity incidents and breaches can seriously damage a company’s bottom line and brand image, making […]

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Coping up with evolving priorities and challenges of CISOs

Coping up with evolving Priorities and Challenges of CISOs

With the increasing cybersecurity attacks the role of CISOs have evolved drastically from their roles 20 years ago. CISOs have climbed up the executive management ladder due to their increase role in scale, scope and importance. Cybersecurity has become increasingly critical to the bottom line for many organizations, and the associated risks and costs have increased […]

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FlawedAmmyy RAT Malware Attacks even patched windows Users, Beware!

FlawedAmmyy RAT

Always be cautious while opening email attachments. Recently, hackers have been sending weaponized Excels containing malicious malware FlawedAmmyy RAT, reported by researchers. When opened, the .xls file automatically runs a macro function that runs msiexec.exe, which in turn downloads an MSI archive. The MSI archive contains a digitally signed executable that is extracted and run, and […]

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Visa Contactless cards are prone to big frauds

Visa contactless cards

Hackers have found new ways to bypass the payment limits on Visa contactless cards. The attacks could  steal unlimited sums from accounts, urging banks and customers to take precautions.Researchers Leigh-Anne Galloway and Timur Yunusov were able exploit the vulnerabilties to bypass verification limits on Visa contactless cards in tests at five major UK banks. The researchers said […]

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Make your employees -your Strongest link in Cyber Security

Are your employees actually aware of the latest cyber security threats?

Your company may be using the latest software, hardware and other resources to protect against cyber security threats but unless your employees are aware of the latest malware, ransomware and phishing attacks, the purpose of all the cyber security tools will be defeated. A recent report by Proofpoint, Beyond the Phish , revealed that employees […]

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American Express customers targeted by Novel Phishing Attack

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American Express customers were targeted with a Novel Phishing attack for stealing customer credentials. The scammers targeted both corporate and consumer cardholders with phishing emails full of grammatical errors but with a small but deadly twist: instead of using the regular hyperlink to the landing page trick, this one used the HTML element to hide the […]

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80% of companies lack DMARC policies against spoofing!

DMARC policies

DMARC is a technology advancement in preventing email and domain spoofing. Inspite of being industry standard, 80 % of companies lack DMARC implementation according to a report published by 250ok. DMARC is a sender-published policy for email messages that fail authentication. By deploying and monitoring DMARC, brands lower the likelihood their domains are spoofed and used […]

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