US Infrastructure Attacked by AvosLocker Ransomware

( 2 min read ) Higher up authorities in the United States of America, including the FBI and the Treasury Department have recently issued a cybersecurity advisory. The advisory warns organizations in the US to be wary of an oncoming stream of AvosLocker ransomware attacks. It is recognized that the AvosLocker ransomware has been in use to target specific critical […]

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Expeditors Ransomware Attacks Put Company in Trouble

( 2 min read ) Expeditors, an American logistics and freight transport company based out Washington, USA, faces total disruption at the hands of severe ransomware attacks. The situation has grown so worse that several recovery specialist companies have joined in the operation to pull the company out of the trouble. The Expeditors Ransomware Attacks have a massive impact on […]

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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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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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India Faces 213 Weekly Ransomware Attacks

India Faces 213 Weekly Ransomware Attacks

( 2 min read ) Following the 2020 email hacking riot, 2021 did not let us off easy. More and more emails are being targeted even this year, just that the traditional forms of phishing are replaced by ransomware attacks. Statistics show that India continues to face the heat of email infiltration, and has recorded 213 weekly ransomware attacks since […]

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Ransomware Attack At Realty Firm– Possible Data Loss

Ansal Housing Ransomware Attack

( 3 min read ) A realty firm called Ansal Housing recently fell prey to a ransomware attack, which resulted in possible data loss. The firm said multiple ransomware attempts were made on its IT systems, and have been continuing since late February 2021. The firm declared the attack in a regulatory filing where they were required to provide proper […]

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9 Email Threats You Should Prevent

9 Types of Email Threats

( 6 min read ) Why worry about Email Security? Email is the entry point for a maximum number of cyber threats. An email attack happens when a malicious actor targets your email id with an intention to gain information, illegal system access, or direct money through funneling. We are still just halfway through the year and the monetary losses […]

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