India Faces 213 Weekly Ransomware Attacks

India Faces 213 Weekly Ransomware Attacks

( 2 min read ) Following the 2020 email hacking riot, 2021 did not let us off easy. More and more emails are being targeted even this year, just that the traditional forms of phishing are replaced by ransomware attacks. Statistics show that India continues to face the heat of email infiltration, and has recorded 213 weekly ransomware attacks since […]

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Remote Access Trojan – Your Passwords at Risk

Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

( 3 min read ) A new variant of an old trojan has now been activated, putting passwords and Windows PCs at risk. The Remote Access Trojan (RAT) is not new. It’s been around for quite a while. However, a new phishing campaign is currently delivering a customized variant of the remote access trojan, which aims to steal passwords and […]

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Security Threats in Banking and How to Handle Them

6 Security Threats in Banking

( 6 min read ) Security threats in banking are becoming much more dangerous. Especially considering how varied and deceptive they have become. Food for thought: In one of the biggest cyberattacks, the data of 3.2 million debit cards used in India was stolen after a malware was injected in a back-end banking system in 2016. The government of India […]

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Reasons India Needs Better Cybersecurity in Banking

3 reasons India Needs Better Cybersecurity In Banking

( 3 min read ) Banking in India is a very structured and regulated. Banks realize they’re dealing directly with citizens’ hard-earned money and take it seriously. However, Indian banks were no strangers to the recent digital revolution. The very nature of transactions changed, with internet banking, digital payments, and UPIs. Banks face newer threats. Financial regulators aren’t blind to […]

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Effective Endpoint Security

Effective Endpoint Security

( 4 min read ) Endpoint security is a tricky subject, especially considering all the many devices that communicate within and outside a network. Add to that the requirement to connect to data remotely, from not-so-secure personal devices like mobiles and tablets, and the role of effective endpoint security becomes ever more crucial. The attack surface of an organization (comprising […]

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Adaptive Cloud Security & Why You Need It

Adaptive Cloud Security

( 4 min read ) Cloud computing brought with it an “always on” world. You can work from anywhere, access your data from anywhere, collaborate with remote teammates and store just about anything up on the cloud. Application servers, email servers, and database servers also shifted to the cloud, allowing for high availability, redundancy, and on-demand access. With these factors […]

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Office365 Phishing Scam

Office365 Phishing Scam

( 3 min read ) When your go-to productivity applications start getting caught up in phishing scams, it makes you take a step back and wonder whether any vendor’s application is truly safe without a third-party security service. Microsoft has been facing a lot of heat from the hackers, be it the Hafnium group or the Dark Halo group. Another […]

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Microsoft Email Users Fall Prey to FedEx Phishing Emails

FedEx Phishing Emails

( 3 min read ) Microsoft email users seem to be repeatedly be targeted by one phishing scam after another. One curious observation is that when Microsoft email users are targeted, the attacks are geared more towards the theft of credentials than performing malicious activities on the victim’s system. In a previous case involving SolarWinds, a similar password theft attempted […]

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Celsius Data Breach – Phishing Claims More Victims

Celsius Data Breach

( 3 min read ) Celsius, a crypto lending service, recently learned of a security break at one of their third-party service providers, leading to a data breach at their own company. All of its customers faced serious complications as they had their entire personal data exposed. Hackers infiltrated through Celsius’s third-party email distribution system, and thus were able to […]

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Ransomware Attack At Realty Firm– Possible Data Loss

Ansal Housing Ransomware Attack

( 3 min read ) A realty firm called Ansal Housing recently fell prey to a ransomware attack, which resulted in possible data loss. The firm said multiple ransomware attempts were made on its IT systems, and have been continuing since late February 2021. The firm declared the attack in a regulatory filing where they were required to provide proper […]

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