Ransomware: An insidious, evolving Threat

Ransomware_ An insidious, evolving Threat

Ransomware is considered one of the most dangerous threats to organizations across the world. Malware authors are developing new malicious codes that implement new features to improve evasion and spreading abilities. Ransomware is most typically distributed through spam email attacks. The spam email will have an attachment disguised as a legitimate file or will include a URL […]

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Microsoft warns Users of phishing attacks using custom 404 Pages

Microsoft warns Users of phishing attacks using custom 404 Pages

Microsoft Security researchers discovered an unusual phishing campaign replicating their Microsoft login page designed to look exactly like Microsoft’s official login page and redirecting it to a 404 error page in order to steal users’s login information. “The 404 Not Found page tells you that you’ve hit a broken or dead link – except when it doesn’t,” says […]

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India’s IoT Deployments suffered 22% more cyberattacks in Q2

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IoT deployments in India received the maximum number of attacks from a few geographies in Central Europe. These attacks were originating from a few botnets in the region. As per the Subex report, these attacks had strong geo-political influence, showing a trend that’s increasingly pointing towards electronic warfare. These attacks were also of reconnaissance type, […]

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Whale Phishing has risen to be a major cyber security threat

Whale Phishing has risen to be a major cyber security threat

A whale phishing attack is a specific type of phishing attack that targets high-profile employees, such as the CEO or CFO, in order to steal sensitive information from a company. Common whaling targets, like media spokespersons or C-level executives, by nature have more information about them publicly available for attackers to gather and exploit.  Due to their […]

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Top 3 cybersecurity threats of 2019

Top 3 Cyber Security threats of 2019

Cybersecurity has risen ever higher up the corporate agenda for the very good reason that incidents and breaches result in significant costs—money or intellectual property stolen, valuable data compromised, business disruption, impaired brand reputation, reduced revenue and/or lowered share price. Cybersecurity incidents and breaches can seriously damage a company’s bottom line and brand image, making […]

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Coping up with evolving priorities and challenges of CISOs

Coping up with evolving Priorities and Challenges of CISOs

With the increasing cybersecurity attacks the role of CISOs have evolved drastically from their roles 20 years ago. CISOs have climbed up the executive management ladder due to their increase role in scale, scope and importance. Cybersecurity has become increasingly critical to the bottom line for many organizations, and the associated risks and costs have increased […]

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FlawedAmmyy RAT Malware Attacks even patched windows Users, Beware!

FlawedAmmyy RAT

Always be cautious while opening email attachments. Recently, hackers have been sending weaponized Excels containing malicious malware FlawedAmmyy RAT, reported by researchers. When opened, the .xls file automatically runs a macro function that runs msiexec.exe, which in turn downloads an MSI archive. The MSI archive contains a digitally signed executable that is extracted and run, and […]

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Visa Contactless cards are prone to big frauds

Visa contactless cards

Hackers have found new ways to bypass the payment limits on Visa contactless cards. The attacks could  steal unlimited sums from accounts, urging banks and customers to take precautions.Researchers Leigh-Anne Galloway and Timur Yunusov were able exploit the vulnerabilties to bypass verification limits on Visa contactless cards in tests at five major UK banks. The researchers said […]

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Make your employees -your Strongest link in Cyber Security

Are your employees actually aware of the latest cyber security threats?

Your company may be using the latest software, hardware and other resources to protect against cyber security threats but unless your employees are aware of the latest malware, ransomware and phishing attacks, the purpose of all the cyber security tools will be defeated. A recent report by Proofpoint, Beyond the Phish , revealed that employees […]

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