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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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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In the Tax Filing Season, beware of phishing attacks

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Beware of email phishing attacks from hackers while filing your Income Tax Returns. In email phishing attacks, hackers smartly replace some characters of email address with other look-alike characters. Observe the below given E-mail addresses: DONOTREPLY@incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in DONOTREPLY@incometaxindiafilling.gov.in First one is correct E-mail ID from the IT Dept. but if you observe properly the second one […]

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Spear phishing is on the rise in 2019

Spear phishing

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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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

Security in the era of IoT

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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5 cybersecurity question every CIO must ask in 2019

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There has been a far greater responsibility on the Chief Information Officers(CIOs) to understand the challenges, solutions and trade-offs in terms of the organizations they are a part of. It is equally crucial that CIO’s understand the plans and programs companies undertake to address the issues so that a better representation of the entire breadth […]

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