Data Protection Law Ushers in a Positive Change

Data Protection Law

An update on the data protection law December brought in some good news as a hopeful end to 2019. With the whole security scenario getting more complicated by the day, the developments surrounding the Data Protection Law gave those of us involved in cybersecurity some much-needed morale boost. The Personal Data Protection Bill got the Union […]

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Fake Greta Thunberg Email Spreads A Dangerous Malware

Fake Greta Thunberg Emails

Fake Greta Thunberg Emails Used to Ensnare New Victims Stories of brave individuals fighting for the overall betterment of our environmental conditions warm our hearts. We all felt a collective energy as we supported Greta Thunberg, the 17-year old environmental activist. It is unfortunate that hackers are misusing this pure sentiment to their own illegal […]

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DNS Protection

DNS Protection

Protect Your DNS – How & Why? DNS or Domain Naming System is a computer server which accommodates public IP addresses with their corresponding hostnames. A DNS server essentially contains a database which stores a mapping between hostnames and IP Addresses. The standard naming convention for IP Addresses follows the dotted decimal format, for example: […]

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Ransomware Causes 300 People To Lose Their Jobs

Ransomware Causes Massive Layoffs

Ransomware Forces An Organization To Let Go Of 300 Employees Ransomware has been known to cause a lot of monetary loss. Typically used to exploit the chaos caused by locking a person out of their own system, never before has it affected so many people at once. According to a cybersecurity report, 2019 has been […]

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Emotet botnet malware hidden within fake Christmas party invites

Malware found in fake Christmas Party Invite

Beware: Your Christmas party emails could be infected with malware Nobody likes downers when it comes to the holiday spirit. No matter where we are, we all love to bask in the Christmasy atmosphere. However, much like The Grinch, hackers are looking to kill the mood. They’ve resorted to what they know best: malware. This […]

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Microsoft Report on Cleverest Phishing Tactics

Microsoft Report on the cleverest phishing tactics of 2019

Microsoft Reports on the Cleverest Phishing Tactics of 2019 While for individuals it is frustrating — and threatening — how quickly cyber-criminals are evolving, for cybersecurity providers it is a matter of amused contemplation. Studying cases upon cases of successful cyber-attacks helps security providers reverse engineer tactics of the hackers to provide countermeasures preemptively. In […]

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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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