India ranks second in cyber attacks with 38 attacks per second

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India is a country with the second-largest number of account take-over logins – close to 1.38 lakh login’s per hour in 2018 cited by ‘Credential Stuffing: Attacks and Economies’, a 2018 Akamai report. An Account Take Over (ATO) occurs when a stolen login and password combination is used to access multiple accounts using bots. Remember […]

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Dark Web Exposes Computer-Server Data Transfer to Hackers

Dark Web Exposes Computer-Server Data Transfer to Hackers

As startling as it may sound but cybercriminals now have access to the most-secured data files used to facilitate confidential communication between organisations’ servers and clients’ computers on the Dark Web. Although Ransomware have been available in the dark web as a service for quite some time now but security certificates is a new phenomena. […]

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IMAP is the most exploited protocol. Office 365 and G Suite cloud accounts hacked

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One thing leads to another like a domino, with access to leaked credentials dumps, the speed and efficiency of brute-force attacks has improved significantly. Hackers have been targeting legacy protocols with these stolen credentials dumps. IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) is the most abused protocol, IMAP is the protocol that bypasses Multi-Factor Authentication and lock-out […]

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Ryuk ransomware Attack on Jackson county fetches hackers a whopping $400,000

Ryuk Ransomware

The entire computer system of Jackson County, Georgia was hit by a massive Ryuk ransomware attack on March 01. Authorities confirmed that the attack has affected all the departments. This ransomware leads to a complete shut down unless the files are recovered using the decryption key. Emails as well as emergency services were affected by […]

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Spear phishing is on the rise in 2019

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One of the most dangerous and highly successful type of cyber attacks is spear phishing attacks. This is a highly sophisticated well engineered attack to penetrate into the defense of a targeted victim and has high likelihood of success. The attackers knows enough about the victim to communicate with the victim as an alias and […]

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Latest cryptomining malwares uninstalls cloud security software

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This is a new bread of malware! A very new malware is seen accomplishing never before seen function – uninstalling cloud security products! This new malware is capable of taking admin rights on targeted system by uninstalling the cloud-security products. Multiple occasions of the malicious activity are tied to coin-mining malware targeting Linux servers.   […]

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Web applications: new back-doors to access private data

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Multiple rogue web applications can be used to attack vulnerable browser extension and exploiting private data becomes easier for adversaries post the access is granted. This is alarming mainly because a normal person browsing the internet is caught unaware of something like this even exists. Various browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Opera extension have been tested […]

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Important cybersecurity statistics for 2019

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Digital economy is growing everywhere in the world. Technology is changing our livelihoods in unprecedented ways. We cannot imagine life without internet or without using technology in our day-to-day chores. It has certainly altered the nature’s way of evolution, but it also means that there is a very different kind of warfare happening all the […]

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

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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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