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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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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Haryana Hackers Steal INR 1 Crore

Haryana Hackers Steal INR 1.05 Crore

( 2 min read ) Haryana hackers defrauded ISGEC Heavy Engineering company and nicked an amount of INR 1.05 crore. These hackers intruded upon ISGEC’s communication with foreign suppliers in France and Germany. Anil Sunder, VP, material department of ISGEC, gave direction to the legal action that unraveled. The investigative authorities focused their attention on a London-based bank, which was […]

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Microsoft Fails to Block O365 Email Spoofing Attacks

Microsoft Fails to Block O365 Email Spoofing Attacks

( 3 min read ) Microsoft is under the gun again for cyber fraud. 200 million+ users are at a risk of O365 email spoofing attacks. Security researchers have confirmed activity around the same. They have also identified some domain areas which will likely be the hot targets for these spoofing attacks. Office 365 users working in financial services, healthcare […]

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Prevent Social Engineering Attacks

Prevent Social Engineering Attacks

( 2 min read ) This is the final part in our on-going series on social engineering. In this blog, we give you methods to prevent social engineering attacks. According to skilled social engineers, our physical stance ‘leaks’ emotional content, which can indicate deceit and malintent. With voice phishing, you can at least make out gaps and voice modulation that […]

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5 Social Engineering Attacks You Should Know

5 Social Engineering Attacks

( 3 min read ) This is Part Two of our 3-part series on Social Engineering. In this blog, we discuss 5 social engineering attacks you should be aware of. From our previous blog, we know objectively that SE is the act of tricking a person into doing something against their will. The context behind SE activities can be good or bad. […]

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What Is Social Engineering?

What is Social Engineering?

( 3 min read ) When it comes to cyber-attacks, our thoughts jump immediately to malicious code and the misuse of technology. However, the success of a cyber-attack relies on other, not-so-famous tricks along with effective security breaching methods. The subtler, more invisible aspect of a cyber-attack is social engineering. We say ‘tricks’ and not ‘techniques’ because that’s exactly what […]

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These two companies are favourites for spoofed emails

Spoofed Email Targets

( 2 min read ) A quarterly report for cyber statistics has stated that two companies in particular have become go-to targets for spoofed emails. Due to the continued over-reliance on digital communication, it is our guess that the top companies being chosen for impersonation are the ones that are closely linked with our day-to-day activities. The top companies getting […]

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Tax Accounting Software Spoofed

Tax Accounting Software Falls Prey To Scam

( 3 min read ) Tax Accounting Software Misused for Phishing Scam, CEOs Under Threat A multi-national cyber organization has uncovered a large-scale cyber-attack, which hits off all the hallmarks of a phishing attack. Executives which are working at posts as high as a CEO are becoming targets. A tax accounting software called QuickBooks was misused to target employees in a technology […]

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