Internet Explorer Zero-day “”Double-kill”

Internet Explorer zero-day

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the VBScript engine handles objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code, host website and lead the victim to view compromised websites. Kaspersky and Qihoo360 independently discovered this zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2018-8174)  for Internet Explorer […]

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Cryptojacking Attack hits Aditya Birla Group

Aditya Birla Group became a victim of a huge Cryptojacking Attack

A big cryptojacking attack took place first time in the country last month. The target was the Aditya Birla Group – one of India’s largest business conglomerates headquartered at Mumbai. 2000 plus computers were infected by cyber criminals for cryptojacking – a cyber attack where hackers misuse the victim’s terminals and exploit their processing power […]

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Rarog – A cryptomining Trojan is out in the wild

Rarog

A malware family Rarog is out in the internet and being excessively used by the cyber criminals to execute cryptocurrency mining operations. Reseachers claim it to be an appealing option for hackers due to its low cost, easy configurations and support for multiple cryptocurrencies. Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 research team, which posted a blog on Wednesday […]

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The rising and falling cyber security trends in 2018

The rising and falling cyber security trends in 2018

Current Rising Trends of Cyber Security AI/Machine Learning is picking up Artificial Intelligence(AI) has the power to learn catch up with things and learning from the past experience predicting and stopping similar threats to occur in future. There will be more cyber security software using Machine Learning (ML) to crack any hacks or attacks. ML […]

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Latest technology innovations affecting cyber security

latest technology innovations

Technology is building our future, there is no denying but with every new innovation comes new vulnerabilities and hence the responsibility to make the internet more secure. The increasing digital connectivity and the automation of virtually all processes around the world in business and otherwise at all levels in the value chain have led to […]

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How cloud is influencing the roles and responsibilities of CIO?

Cloud is transferring the roles and responsibilites of CIOs

Cloud has had a gigantic effect on the software industry. And its impact on CIO’s roles and responsibilities is dominant. With the cloud technology, CIO is no more just a keeper of the technology but a Chief of Information in all sense, managing the sensitive company data as an organization asset. In order to keep […]

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With the increasing third party leaks, Aadhar Card systems need security reviews

Hacking the aadhar. UIDAI data breach

Aadhar Card database is by far one of the largest government databases on this planet consisting of more than 111 crore entries of Indian citizens. It contains both demographic and biometric data of all the citizens across India. While the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has claimed its database to be secure with no […]

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How CIO can spread cyber security awareness among the employees

CIO spreading cyber awareness among the employees

Cyber security hacks and breaches have become more widespread and are more damaging now than ever before. In the previous years, cyber security of the organization rested on shoulders of a couple of people within a security team which would cover the entire organization. However, today every individual at the organization has to be vigilant […]

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