Puma Data Breach – Effects of Kronos Ransomware Attacks

Puma Data Breach

( 2 min read ) The Kronos Private Cloud (KPC), which caters to several companies, recently fell victim to a ransomware threat. Following the Kronos ransomware attacks, many organizations faced the backlash. The Puma data breach was one such incident, and it resulted in the data of almost half of Puma employees to be compromised. Specifics of the Puma Data […]

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Password Strength Can Tighten Your Cybersecurity

How Password Strength Improves Your Cybersecurity

( 2 min read ) Following the best cyber safety practices in your organization can go a long way in improving your cybersecurity posture. People often undervalue the usefulness of just mastering the basics. Of the basic cybersecurity practices, your password strength is possibly the easiest one to get right. By adhering to the recommended norms for password strength, you […]

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The Biggest Internet Scams – And How to Stop Them

The Biggest Internet Scams

( 4 min read ) Phishing is a popular internet scam that has been claiming victims by the millions every year. It is often a precursor to a bigger, more dangerous attack or can even be an end-goal in itself. It is easy for hackers to execute since baiting victims is more a psychological than a technical game. For phishing, […]

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New Emotet Campaigns Disrupting Mailboxes

New Emotet Campaigns Disrupting Mailboxes

( 2 min read ) The Emotet malware seems to be back from its 10-month vacation. Mid November, new Emotet campaigns were discovered, along with the distressing news that it has started spreading malicious documents to inboxes across the world. Revisiting the Emotet Malware Basics Cybersecurity professionals globally twitch their muscles when they hear about this infamous and dangerous strain […]

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Official FBI Email Servers Hacked

Official FBI Email Servers Hacked

( 2 min read ) An unidentified hacker group managed to get official FBI email servers hacked, on November 13th. With this illicit access, the perpetrators have used the Bureau’s email servers to send out mass spam mails which warn recipients about a supposed cyber-attack. This was the content of the spam email, riddled with mistakes: “Urgent: Threat actor in […]

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KYC Registration Agency Gets Vulnerability Alert

KYC Registration Agency Scam Vulnerability Alert

( 2 min read ) An independent team of security researchers have identified a vulnerability in the software used by a Sebi-registered KYC Registration Agency. The agency, CDSL Ventures Limited (CVL), was already under the radar of cybersecurity professionals once before. The vulnerability gives a malicious hacker complete access to the confidential data of all the investors who do their […]

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Cyber Incident Highlights of 2021

Cyber Incident Highlights of 2021

( 4 min read ) Preparing for a Secure 2022 We walk down memory lane today to inspect the most noteworthy cyber incidents of the year gone by. The cyber incident highlights of 2021, for us, server the purpose of preparing us for the coming year, where we have to brace ourselves against cloud infiltration attacks and more Covid-19 exploitation. […]

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India’s Biggest Demat Depository Breached

India's Biggest Demat Depository Breached

( 3 min read ) Central Depository Services Ltd. (CDSL), a security firm liaised with the Bombay Stock exchange (BSE), National Stock Exchange (NSE) allegedly fell prey to a vulnerability in their own applications, thus causing a serious data breach. The depository maintains data for crores of traders in India. If these allegations are true, this will be the biggest […]

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