Government Domains Breached – Official Government Data At Risk

Government Domains Breached

( 3 min read ) Government officials are under threat of a phishing campaign as ids of official government domains such as @nic.in and @gov.in fell into the wrong hands. However, these government domains were not breached directly; the hackers got to the IDs of these domains through separate data breaches at Air India, Big Basket, and Dominos. These data […]

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India Faces 213 Weekly Ransomware Attacks

India Faces 213 Weekly Ransomware Attacks

( 2 min read ) Following the 2020 email hacking riot, 2021 did not let us off easy. More and more emails are being targeted even this year, just that the traditional forms of phishing are replaced by ransomware attacks. Statistics show that India continues to face the heat of email infiltration, and has recorded 213 weekly ransomware attacks since […]

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Remote Access Trojan – Your Passwords at Risk

Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

( 3 min read ) A new variant of an old trojan has now been activated, putting passwords and Windows PCs at risk. The Remote Access Trojan (RAT) is not new. It’s been around for quite a while. However, a new phishing campaign is currently delivering a customized variant of the remote access trojan, which aims to steal passwords and […]

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Office365 Phishing Scam

Office365 Phishing Scam

( 3 min read ) When your go-to productivity applications start getting caught up in phishing scams, it makes you take a step back and wonder whether any vendor’s application is truly safe without a third-party security service. Microsoft has been facing a lot of heat from the hackers, be it the Hafnium group or the Dark Halo group. Another […]

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Microsoft Email Users Fall Prey to FedEx Phishing Emails

FedEx Phishing Emails

( 3 min read ) Microsoft email users seem to be repeatedly be targeted by one phishing scam after another. One curious observation is that when Microsoft email users are targeted, the attacks are geared more towards the theft of credentials than performing malicious activities on the victim’s system. In a previous case involving SolarWinds, a similar password theft attempted […]

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Celsius Data Breach – Phishing Claims More Victims

Celsius Data Breach

( 3 min read ) Celsius, a crypto lending service, recently learned of a security break at one of their third-party service providers, leading to a data breach at their own company. All of its customers faced serious complications as they had their entire personal data exposed. Hackers infiltrated through Celsius’s third-party email distribution system, and thus were able to […]

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Banking Customers Fall Prey to Phishing Scams

Top 5 Indian Banks Face Phishing Scam

( 3 min read ) Sensitive banking information is always a matter of great anxiety for us and a matter of great opportunity for hackers. If, through phishing scams, hackers are able to outright steal your credentials, it saves them the trouble and trickery of getting you to direct payments through false ruses and theatrics. To that effect, warning bells […]

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Exchange Email Hack

Exchange Email Hack

( 2 min read ) The Rampage Continues Vulnerabilities in a major player’s server architecture is an open invitation to hackers; once a group successfully exploits them, others line up behind them to try their luck. This is what’s currently happening with Microsoft. The Exchange email hack attempts continue to bother Microsoft users. Starting in early March 2021, the Exchange […]

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Growing Concerns of Credential Theft Cases

Credential Theft Cases

( 3 min read ) Deep research into cyber security threat patterns has revealed some trends in hackers’ behaviour that are worth noting. Studies show that cyber criminals are moving away from malicious code to gain entry into their victim’s systems. More and more credential theft cases are coming to light, indicating that hacker’s will now bait victims through phishing […]

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Office365 Email Compromise – SolarWinds Faces Security Breach

Office365 Email Compromised

( 3 min read ) SolarWinds, an IT services company, recently faced issue with their email security. Sudhakar Ramakrishna, CEO SolarWinds, suspects a zero-day vulnerability exploitation in their O365 environment. After the Office365 email compromise, hackers gained illegal access to SolarWinds’ Orion project, which is their network performance monitoring solution. What were the gaps in Office365 Email Security? Microsoft is […]

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