Website leaks data of 120 million Reliance Jio users, Telco claims data is safe?

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This could be the biggest data breach in India. The data is supposedly leaked on a website called magicapk. The leaked details include sensitive user information such as- Name, Jio number, the region from where the sim has been activated, email id and even Aadhar number has been exposed. Magicapk showed the user information in […]

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5 ways to monitor DNS traffic for security threats

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Monitoring DNS traffic can reveal a lot about Botnets on your network. Botnet-assisted Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are one of the most common forms of network abuse. Sometime back a botnet called Mirai got the entire American internet to standstill when it infiltrated the servers ofDyn- a company which controls much of internet’s […]

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SMBv1- a very old protocol causing Wanna-Cry: should it be disabled?

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SMBv1 isn’t safe and what-so-ever update you run or patch you update the problem is- you are still running SMB1. Hackers behind WannaCry ransomware infected servers with vulnerable SMB ports before victimizing them with phishing emails. The original SMB1 protocol is 30 years old and it was designed for the 80’s world, a world without […]

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Steps to stop targeted and advanced threats

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Targeted attacks reap big rewards. Large organizations and institutions have faced a sophisticated attacks and millions of customer data has been affected. Not only it causes financial losses but tarnishes the reputation. When does an attack become targeted attack? There are few specific details for an attack to be called targeted: When the attackers have […]

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How to protect your Cloud Files on Office 365

Office 365

Cloud computing has been around for quite some time now and it has changed the way we work. The productivity has no doubt improved but has security improved at the same pace? One of the great product from MS has been Office 365. It has grown tremendously since its launch. There are various other cloud […]

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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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Chinese Fireball Malware affects 250 Mn computers. India most affected.

Chinese Fireball Malware

Possibly the largest malware infection operation in the history is on its way with Fireball Malware. The Chinese malware is presumably inside a quarter billion PCs already and is present in 20% of the networks worldwide claims Check Point. The major infection center is supposed to be India, Brazil and Mexico. While the world is […]

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