Ukraine Targeted by a Russian APT Hacker Team

Russian APT Hacker Team Strikes Out

Russian APT Hacker Team Strikes Out The Military and the Government are under the gun once again. The country of Ukraine was very recently targeted by a Russian APT Hacker team. The intended targets of this attack weren’t just high-ranking decision makers, but also lower level officials working under the Government in fields like Journalism, […]

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Defence Ministry Targeted For Phishing

Warning Issued To Defence Personnel

Warning Issued for Defence Personnel The defence ministry has issued an emergency warning to all defence personnel not to open a malicious email making the rounds of the defence services. It all started after the Armed Forces were targeted for a cyber-attack on Friday 6th December. The attempt alerted the cyber wing of our tri-services […]

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Most Likely Phishing Targets

Targets of Phishing Attacks

Organizations Most at Risk of Phishing Phishing is a rapidly damaging cybercrime that has targeted a wide variety of domains and organizations. It has evolved past email into Vishing and Smishing. The question logically arises: who are the intended targets of these attacks? Why do the cybercriminals feel the need to come up with newer […]

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Corporate Email Hijacking

Email Hijacking

Corporate Email Hijacking: Know how it’s done Businesses contribute heavily to the email traffic flowing across the internet. Corporate email accounts of top-level employees or decision-takers who handle financials are vulnerable to email hijacking. The potential payoff here for cybercriminals is greater, simply due to the volume and amounts of the sensitive monetary details of […]

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Protection Against Online Scams

Protection AGainst Online Scams

Guidelines to protect yourself against cyber-scamming Digitisation has seeped into virtually all aspects of our interactions, from virtual copies of our identities to cashless forms of money. Every day, millions of digital transactions are made, some containing meagre amounts for small-scale purchases, others containing transfers of significant amounts between banks or individuals. Data from the […]

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Cybercriminals target Windows 10 Update through Fake Emails

Windows 10 Update Ransomware

Ransomware targets Windows 10 Update TrustWave SpiderLabs security researchers have uncovered a malware that is bound to claim lots of victims, especially since its source has been associated with a trusted name like Microsoft. The research report says that the Windows 10 Update Malware attacks victims through email, creating fake urgency. However, this is not […]

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The Dangers of Identity Theft

Dangers of Identity Theft

Identity Theft – what and how to stay safe? With cloud storages and online platforms growing stronger by the day, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that we have digital equivalents of our identities up on the internet these days. SD Card filling up with photos? Save to Cloud! File Access necessary from all […]

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The ABCs of Malware – An informative Blog Series (Part 3 of 3)

safeguarding against malware

All About Malware – Safeguarding Against Malware This is Part Three of the Three Part Series of Malware Blogs.  Till now, we have learned what a malware is, and the different types of malware that can cause damage to your system. In the last instalment of this blog series, we will go over some ways […]

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The ABCs of Malware – An informative Blog Series (Part 2 of 3)

Types of Malware

All About Malware – Types of Malware This is Part Two of the Three Part Series of Malware Blogs. A short recap of Part One   As we saw before, malware is harmful code that hijacks your system and causes damage discreetly. Monetary gain and illegal access to private data are two foremost motivations behind a malware attack. We have learned of […]

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