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

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Share this:    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 […]

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Steps to stop targeted and advanced threats

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Share this:    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 […]

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Petya Ransomware is back to cause havoc

NotPetya

Share this:    The world suffered another wreaking nightmare on Tuesday with the attack of a new NotPetya ransomware. Using the same malicious code as used by Wanna-Cry Ransomware. Researchers are calling it NotPetya, as it is a version of Petya Ransomware but in many ways, can be classified as a different ransomware. In India companies such […]

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How to protect your Cloud Files on Office 365

Office 365

Share this:    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 […]

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4 things you must know about Cyber Security in the era of IoT

Security in the era of IoT

Share this:    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 […]

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How to select best email archiving solution for your company?

email archiving solution

Share this:    A very important task is selecting an e-mail archiving product. Since archiving is a long-term proposition, so it’s crucial to evaluate the available solutions. The solution you choose must be flexible enough to adapt the company needs. A powerful archiving solution can help boost productivity levels and improve company performance. Few factors on which […]

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Why do companies need Sandboxing?

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Share this:    A sandbox gives you a chance to look into the future. It creates a security mechanism in which a separate, restricted environment is created in which certain functions are prohibited. Multiple organizations are breached by Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) on a more frequent basis now that technology has evolved. Sandboxing is the latest trend […]

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

Chinese Fireball Malware

Share this:    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 […]

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UIWIX Ransomware. The threat of WannaCry is not over yet.

Ransomware UIWIX

Share this:    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 […]

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WannaCry Ransomware: How it affected India? What could be done to keep safe? What is next?

WannaCry Ransomware

Share this:    The Ransomware that shock the world started on 12th May as a massive cyber-attack no one has ever seen. By now more than 150 Countries have reported being affected by the cyber-attack and more than 300,000 machines have been infected with the virus. The kill switch was a temporary stop which has been fixed […]

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