4 things you must know about Cyber Security in the era of IoT

Security in the era of IoT

Cyber Security in the era of Internet-of-things is a changing paradigm. According to recent study by Gartner, more than half of major new business processes and systems will include an IoT component by 2020. Cisco speculates that more than 50 billion connected devices will exist by 2020 which will definitely make our lives easier in […]

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

Ransomware UIWIX

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 updated […]

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

WannaCry Ransomware

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 by […]

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The latest global cyberattack – Wannacry Ransomware.

WannaCry

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 malicious […]

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Matrix Ransomware: Spreading to PCs through Malicious Shortcuts

Matrix Ransomware

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 is […]

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Red-team Exercise: Explore your companies Vulnerabilities to Cyber-attack in 2017!

cyber attack

Red-team cyber security testing is optimally designed to measure how well your company’s defense and response capabilities will hold under a cyber-attack. All the tests are performed in a simulated environment which creates real-life situation. What is Red Team Exercise? It is an exercise based on military model, Red Teams are designed to rigorously test […]

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How are Locky and Cerber Ransomware Skilled at hiding themselves?

locky and cerber ransomware

2 of the 3 major ransomware families responsible for 90% of ransomware attacks are Locky and Cerber Ransomware families. They are acutely notorious in hiding in plain sight. The camouflage helps the ransomware to hide inside the system and attack when unexpected. Once they encrypt the files there is no other way except to pay […]

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Staying ahead of the Cyber Security curve

Staying ahead of the Cyber Security curve

IoT devices are set to revolutionize our lives. Companies are using IoT devices more than ever with automation and more AI to improve work efficiencies. How can a company ascertain if they are an easy target for cyber criminals? Are they adequately protected from cyber-attacks? is a moot question C-level executives deal with every day. […]

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