American Express customers targeted by Novel Phishing Attack

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American Express customers were targeted with a Novel Phishing attack for stealing customer credentials. The scammers targeted both corporate and consumer cardholders with phishing emails full of grammatical errors but with a small but deadly twist: instead of using the regular hyperlink to the landing page trick, this one used the HTML element to hide the […]

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80% of companies lack DMARC policies against spoofing!

DMARC policies

DMARC is a technology advancement in preventing email and domain spoofing. Inspite of being industry standard, 80 % of companies lack DMARC implementation according to a report published by 250ok. DMARC is a sender-published policy for email messages that fail authentication. By deploying and monitoring DMARC, brands lower the likelihood their domains are spoofed and used […]

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Hardly 50 % of Fortune 500 companies practice email security using DMARC

Hardly 50 % of Fortune 500 companies practice email security using DMARC

In a recent survey conducted by Agari, it was discovered that just half of the Fortune 500 have deployed DMARC — or domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance policy. DMARC is a technology advancement in preventing email and domain spoofing. It ensures that emails go through a domain based check and then sent to the recipient. It uses […]

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Increasing cyber attacks calls for increased security audits within IT companies

Increasing cyber attacks calls for increased security measures

Indian IT companies did not give high priority to cyber security but the increased number of cyber attacks have lead them into reconsidering their security. Clients typically had a generalized languages in their cyber security contracts for ensuring their protection from hackers but an exponential increase in cyber attacks have shown more is required. “It […]

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Whatsapp to take legal Action against App Misusers and Spammers

Whatsapp to take legal Action against App Misusers and Spammers

Whatsapp has announced that it will take legal action against individual and companies sending bulk messages in violation to its terms and conditions. These days Whatsapp is highly being exploited in circulating fake news and false informationg creating a havoc among the populace. For these reasons the company has been under fire from the Indian […]

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