A CrimsonRAT Among Indian Officials

A CrimsonRAT Among Indian Officials

( 2 min read ) Threat actors belonging to the notorious Transparent Tribe group have launched another cyber attack campaign, this time targeting Indian officials. They are using a Windows-based Remote Access Trojan named CrimsonRAT and creating backdoor targets among Indian governmental and military personnel. Cisco Talos researchers are hot on the case. Here is an update they shared: “Transparent […]

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US Infrastructure Attacked by AvosLocker Ransomware

( 2 min read ) Higher up authorities in the United States of America, including the FBI and the Treasury Department have recently issued a cybersecurity advisory. The advisory warns organizations in the US to be wary of an oncoming stream of AvosLocker ransomware attacks. It is recognized that the AvosLocker ransomware has been in use to target specific critical […]

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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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