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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Received a new job offer? Beware- Genuine or Fake?

Fake Job Offers

Scammers are on the rise with more and more fictitious job offers appearing on job boards. More job seekers are being conned into traps to part with some amount of money or are becoming victims of identity theft. However, there are certain trends which can help user identify an email if it is fake job […]

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The Home Ministry’s website hacked on 2017 February 12

home ministry’s website hacked

On 12th February, 2017 the home ministry’s website got hacked. Attacks on our digital borders have been increasing for some time now. Is this an indication that we are heading for a war for which we aren’t sufficiently prepared? How do you fight something so intangible? We cannot put men with firearms to kill the […]

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2017 Cyber Security Market, Trends and Predictions India and Global

2017 Cyber Security Market, Trends and Predictions India and Global

Alarming Cybercrime is making it difficult for analyst and Research firms to accurately forecast cybersecurity spending. Yet we are covering in this blog 2017 Cyber Security Market, Trends and Predictions from different sources. Global 2017 Cyber Security Market, Trends and Predictions: According to Cybersecurity Ventures,  $1 trillion will be spent globally on cybersecurity from 2017 to 2021. In […]

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[Infographic] Ransomware Attacks 2016 : Warning Act before you are the next Victim

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Ransomware attacks continued to increase rapidly across 2016.According to Beazley Report, trend was particularly pronounced in the financial services, retail and hospitality sectors. Ransom demands remain small, averaging just $1,000. New ransomware variants like Zepto, the increased availability of ransomware-as-a-service, and readily available toolkits make it easy for less sophisticated attackers to launch these types […]

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BFSI again scores high for email security threats and cybercrimes in 2016

BFSI email security threats cybercrimes

BFSI Sector has always been favorite of all hackers and attackers. BFSI has always been top priority for email security threats and cybercrimes. According to Beazley Breach Insights July 2016 Report Hackers are targeting smaller financial institutions. During the first half of 2016, Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services managed 955 data breaches on behalf of clients, compared to […]

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How to identify Phishing Email and Phishing Website?

Phishing Email Phishing Website

Email Phishing attacks rose in the Christmas 2015 season, and have continued to climb in entire 2016. But  if we can identify Phishing Email and Phishing Websites, our half problem could have been solved. According to APWG Phishing Activity Trends Report states email phishing attacks statistics as: The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) observed more phishing attacks in Q1 […]

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