Chinese hackers swindles Rs. 130 crore from an Indian arm of an Italian company

Chinese group steals 18.3 million dollar in a cyber heist

A Chinese hackers team stole 18.3 million dollars (Rs. 130 Crore) from the Indian arm of Italian company Tecnimont SpA by taking local managers into confidence that the money was required for an acquisition, one of the biggest cyber heists in the country,  the Economic Times reported. The hackers sent emails to the head of Tecnimont Pvt Ltd, […]

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Economic Impact of DMARC for companies across the globe

Economic Impact of DMARC for companies

What is DMARC? DMARC is a security standard which allows a domain to declare a policy of how it wants email processors to examine and treat emails claiming to be from that declaring domain. The core policies are “none” (do nothing special, and optionally report), or “quarantine” or “reject” messages which fail various other security […]

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Concerns of SMBs on DMARC

protect your domain reputation

DMARC (domain-based message authentication, reporting and conformance) has been gaining traction over the past couple of years. Organisation familiarising themselves with what DMARC is and its benefits is increasing. Companies are implementing it on multiple occasions after learning about it. However, not every organisation is keen on using DMARC. There are still concerns over some […]

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Latest DNS Spoofing attacks use fragmented datagrams. Can you avoid it?

dns spoofing using fragmented datagrams

With a little attention, as it turns out, one can spoof fake DNS responses using fragmented datagrams. How is it done? To match authentic DNS responses to their corresponding queries, resolvers and operating system check: Name of the query Type of the query Source/destination address Destination port (16 bits) DNS transaction ID (16 bits) The […]

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Prevent the Fileless Attacks for your Windows PC

fileless attack

What is a Fileless or non-malware attack A non-malware attack is one in which an attacker uses existing software, allowed applications and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities. Non-malware attacks are capable of gaining control of computers without downloading any malicious files, hence the name. Non-malware attacks are also referred to as fileless, memory-based […]

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India witnessed over 4.36 lakh cyberattacks in the first half of 2018

India witnessed over 4.36 lakh cyberattacks in the first half of 2018

India ranks 21st in the global tally with 6,95,396 attacks hackers across various countries. However, India took the 13th spot in terms of hackers initiating attacks with 73,482 such incidents. Globally, the UK was the biggest source country with a total of 97,680,746 attacks this year, while the US was the top destination country with […]

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