711 million e-mails snared in largest spam-bot

email spam-bot

A Paris-based security researcher, going by the pseudonymous handle ‘Benkow’, discovered an open and accessible web server hosted in the Netherlands. The server stores dozens of text files containing a huge batch of email addresses, passwords, and email servers frequently used to send spam. This nefarious act is actually very smart move by the cyber […]

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Red Alert ! Bring Locky Ransomware turbulence under control before it causes havoc !

Red Alert ! Against Massive Locky Ransomware

Indian government issued a warning about Locky ransomware attack on September 2, 2017. According to the researchers, this ransomware is mainly spreading via massive email spam campaigns circulating with the common subject lines like “please print”, “documents”, “photo”, “Images”, “scans” and “pictures” in an attempt to convince victims into infecting themselves with Locky ransomware. However […]

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Why SMBs are the best target for latest cyber attacks?

SMBs are the best target for cyber attack

Small and medium scale businesses (SMBs) of all streaks are at higher risk to latest cyber attacks compared to large business enterprises. All types of small businesses (teaching institutions, ecommerce shops, hotels or retailers) have become the favourite target of cyber thieves in the past couple of years. Cyber criminals find it easier to hack […]

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How to be safe when cloud has become a new home of cyber criminals

cloud security

Cloud computing is the technology which is slowly sweeping the way organizations interact with technology and store information. With organizations even cyber criminals are getting active on cloud with even more sophisticated tools to hack into corporate networks. Given the situation how can you be sure the information you store on the cloud is safe? […]

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Save billions by including cyber security within business strategy

cyber security- business strategy

Technology changes much faster than most business can keep up. The proliferation of mobile technology, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing has changed the types of “assets” connected to networks. Implementing cybersecurity “best practices” across an increasingly unstructured and decentralized network is one of the most vexing challenges facing companies today and only […]

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CIO strategies for preventing new security breaches

CIO strategies

Digital transformation has ensured that cybersecurity is the biggest concern facing CIOs. As we proceed further in the 4th industrial revolution the technology is going be evolve much faster than companies could keep pace with. Cybersecurity isturning into a major priority for business leaders, but to succeed CIOs must prepare themselves for the developing threats […]

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Strategic risks of a cyber-attack in 2017!

Strategic risks of a cyber attack

Open and digitally inter-connected technology platforms are shaping future of businesses. As the migration to digital platforms happen, hackers get more ground to target for financial gains via multiple mediums such as ransom, sensitive information exposures, corporate espionage, identity theft etc. One of the latest example of extortion from a corporate is HBO corporations. After […]

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Diablo6 – a variant of Locky Ransomware

Diablo6 Ransomware

Many ransomwares continue to spread because email is ubiquitous and users are not cautious to maintaining cyber security. Such is an example of the latest ransomware – Diablo6, a variant of an older Locky ransomware. A spam mail with subject as E [random date]( random number). docx and an attachment of a Zip with the […]

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How to invest smartly using cyber security metrices!

cyber security metrices

In the hoax, usually companies end up spending blindly on the most crucial cyber security metrices, they need for their companies to run smoothly. Statistics reveal a grave picture as to how companies have no measurement criteria to choose a security service as well as measure the effectiveness and efficiency of existing safeguards. Most of […]

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