Russian Threat Group After 14,000 Gmail Accounts

Russian Threat Group Target 14,000 Gmail Accounts

( 2 min read ) A Russian-linked hacker group, APT28, purported to have been on a month-long phishing rampage, targeting Gmail accounts. According to Google, who publicized a security update on the 8th of October, 14,000 Gmail accounts were targeted by this Russian threat group. Read ahead to understand how hacking groups select and target victims, and how preparedness can […]

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The 7 Worst Data Breaches of 2021

Top 7 Worst Data Breaches

( 4 min read ) Because every business is now online, it generates plenty more data than it used to previously. Naturally, it needs to store this data somewhere. To manage the volume and availability of this data, it is stored digitally, most often up on the cloud. That’s why data has become as valuable as actual money, both for […]

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Ransomware Trends In 2021

Ransomware Trends in 2021

( 4 min read ) Ransomware attacks have been on a steady rise in 2021, both in number of ransomware attacks and also ransom amounts. There are trend shifts also in the ransomware targets, with more and more hackers pressing where it hurts most: pivotal infrastructure and software supply chains. An attack so deep into a system is bound to leave trailing mayhem…  The analysis being […]

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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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Become a part of NCSAM 2021

NCSAM 2021 - National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

( 2 min read ) Being #CyberResponsible With NCSAM 2021 Every year, October is celebrated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This year more than ever, we need this event to be as inclusive as possible. The more strata of organizations do their part in becoming #cyberresponsible, the better chances we have of quelling the huge waves of cyberattacks […]

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Accenture in The Crosshairs of Lockbit Ransomware Attack

Lockbit Ransomware Attack

( 3 min read ) A well-known consulting firm, Accenture, has fallen prey to a ransomware attack by the infamous Lockbit group. The Lockbit ransomware attack, infamously called Lockbit 2.0, has resulted in a data leak of Accenture’s encrypted data, which is currently under the duress of the hacker gang. Lockbit is blackmailing Accenture that it will publish the data […]

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