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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SBI Customers Lose Money to a novel bank phishing attack

Bank Phishing Attack - SBI Customers Lose Money

( 3 min read ) Several customers of the State Bank of India have started filing complaints of losing their account money. The incident, which started in late September 2021, is suspected to be caused due to a bank phishing attack. India’s Computer Emergenct Response Team (CERT-IN) has sent out a prudent alert to all SBI customers to take action […]

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Indian Organizations Face Rise in Cybersecurity Attacks

India Faces Increased Cybersecurity Attacks

( 2 min read ) Several organizations in India, belonging to an eclectic group of industry sectors have recorded an increase in cybersecurity attacks. 32% of the respondents to a survey (the State of Cybersecurity Part 2 from Information Systems Audit and Control Association) indicated that they had experienced a higher number of cyber-attacks than the previous year. Of the […]

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5 Security Benefits of Next Gen Firewalls (NGFW)

5 Security Benefits of Next Gen Firewalls

( 3 min read ) An NGFW is a staple part of any security fabric today because it’s built to protect cloud data and network requests. And let’s face it, that’s where a majority of the applications are hosted today. What it means for your business is, even if you consciously don’t dabble in cloud services, there’s a high probability […]

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US DoT Impersonation Leads to Massive 2-Day Phishing Scam

US DoT Impersonation

( 4 min read ) As we continue arming ourselves and helping companies arm themselves against modernized cyber threats, cases like these make us realize hackers do still rely on the oldest tricks in the book to pull of their dirty deeds. The United States Department of Transportation was recently targeted for perpetrating a 2-day phishing scam. The DoT impersonation […]

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