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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Which is the most apt vaccine for 2017 epidemic: Cyber-Attacks?

cyber-attacks

With Internet, digitization, automation transformation taking center stage, cybersecurity turns up as one of the biggest concern. Email remains the biggest threat vector for cyber-attacks – claims a recent survey by Barracuda. Already multiple threats or comprises have been the part of cloud computing, IoT, mobile activities. Organizations need to look at the landscape to […]

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Current Cyber-heist- Not just personal or corporate!

cyber heist

Yes, you read that right. Cyber criminals are not just after your personal or corporate data of the companies but something much bigger. No doubt, personal or corporate data including health, financial data has many takers on the market of if not, the companies can be kept hostage for ransom. For some companies, however there […]

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Cyber Security Lessons to learn from the latest RNC Data Leak

data leaks

Important lessons are learned the hard way. Republican National Committee (RNC) hired Deep Root Analytics, a data analytics firm to profile voters and they left sensitive- 9.2 billion data point amounting to information of nearly 200 million American citizens on an unsecured web server. A poorly configured amazon S3 bucket that could have led to […]

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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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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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