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

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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

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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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Ransomware Action Plan for Indian Businesses

Indian businesses

Sometime in May last year the world woke up to the menace Ransomware can cause. Corporations were caught unaware of something as dangerous as ransomware could strike them and rake up millions of dollars in damages at multiple levels. There is no question vulnerabilities remain given the penetration of different technologies in our lives and […]

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Penetration Test vs Vulnerability Assessment. Choose wisely, stay protected.

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It is definitely surprising that most people take penetration testing for vulnerability testing and vice-versa, sometimes even forego one for the other. Penetration testing exploits vulnerabilities in your system architecture, while vulnerability assessment checks for known vulnerabilities and generates a report on risk exposure. Both penetration testing and vulnerability assessment depend mostly on three factors: […]

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