The Dangers of Identity Theft

Dangers of Identity Theft

Identity Theft – what and how to stay safe? With cloud storages and online platforms growing stronger by the day, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that we have digital equivalents of our identities up on the internet these days. SD Card filling up with photos? Save to Cloud! File Access necessary from all […]

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Checkpoint Security reports a shocking rise in Sextortion Emails

Checkpoint reports rising threat of sextortion.

There’re no lines cybercriminals won’t cross. Now they’ve resorted to sextortion! Malware was always a poisoned bit of coding A research project conducted by the well-established security company called Checkpoint revealed that cybercriminals have resorted to sextortion, a perverse form of blackmail aimed at harming victims on their sexuality. The report went on to say […]

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The ABCs of Malware – An informative Blog Series (Part 3 of 3)

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All About Malware – Safeguarding Against Malware This is Part Three of the Three Part Series of Malware Blogs.  Till now, we have learned what a malware is, and the different types of malware that can cause damage to your system. In the last instalment of this blog series, we will go over some ways […]

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The ABCs of Malware – An informative Blog Series (Part 2 of 3)

Types of Malware

All About Malware – Types of Malware This is Part Two of the Three Part Series of Malware Blogs. A short recap of Part One   As we saw before, malware is harmful code that hijacks your system and causes damage discreetly. Monetary gain and illegal access to private data are two foremost motivations behind a malware attack. We have learned of […]

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The two branches of Phishing: Vishing and Smishing

vishing & smishing

Phishing gets two new neighbours, and they are just as deadly Phishing, which is the theft of information through fraudulent identities, has branched into two new forms of cyberattacks called as Vishing and Smishing. With the outbreak of smartphones going into a boom, the cyber-criminals have shifted their focus onto mobile devices. And thus evolved […]

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Malware In Fake Income Tax Emails

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Beware of Malware – It could be hiding in imposter income tax return emails! The internet has enabled individuals and companies to explore, innovate and expand. But it has also made life easier for scammers, malware attackers and hackers as their victims are more accessible to them than ever.   Recently, a malware was found […]

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Machine Learning: A Protection Against Spear Phishing

Machine Learning Protects From Spear Phishing

How Machine Learning can help to protect your inbox from Spear Phishing Email is the easiest medium for malicious attackers to target. Today, more than 90% of targeted Threats enter your Organization through Emails!  The main difference between a common phishing email and a spear phishing email is that the common phishing email mimics a […]

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Rise in Phishing Attacks

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Cyber Criminals Are Circling the Phishing Pond Cyber security surveys suggest that phishing is the most common type of online attack, claiming more and more victims as technology advances. Because it occurs in many forms, it might be time to familiarize yourself with phishing. There are various tricks cyber criminals use to attract unsuspecting people. […]

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