The 4 Challenges of Data Protection – With Pro Tips

The Challenges of Data Protection

( 4 min read ) Today, along with monetary transactions, every business also conducts data transactions. These are in terms of acquiring customers, chasing leads, solutioning, invoicing, and customer support queries. Data is collected and disbursed at almost every process of the business servicing process, no matter what kind of company you run. All in all, data has become almost […]

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The Biggest Internet Scams – And How to Stop Them

The Biggest Internet Scams

( 4 min read ) Phishing is a popular internet scam that has been claiming victims by the millions every year. It is often a precursor to a bigger, more dangerous attack or can even be an end-goal in itself. It is easy for hackers to execute since baiting victims is more a psychological than a technical game. For phishing, […]

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New Emotet Campaigns Disrupting Mailboxes

New Emotet Campaigns Disrupting Mailboxes

( 2 min read ) The Emotet malware seems to be back from its 10-month vacation. Mid November, new Emotet campaigns were discovered, along with the distressing news that it has started spreading malicious documents to inboxes across the world. Revisiting the Emotet Malware Basics Cybersecurity professionals globally twitch their muscles when they hear about this infamous and dangerous strain […]

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Official FBI Email Servers Hacked

Official FBI Email Servers Hacked

( 2 min read ) An unidentified hacker group managed to get official FBI email servers hacked, on November 13th. With this illicit access, the perpetrators have used the Bureau’s email servers to send out mass spam mails which warn recipients about a supposed cyber-attack. This was the content of the spam email, riddled with mistakes: “Urgent: Threat actor in […]

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KYC Registration Agency Gets Vulnerability Alert

KYC Registration Agency Scam Vulnerability Alert

( 2 min read ) An independent team of security researchers have identified a vulnerability in the software used by a Sebi-registered KYC Registration Agency. The agency, CDSL Ventures Limited (CVL), was already under the radar of cybersecurity professionals once before. The vulnerability gives a malicious hacker complete access to the confidential data of all the investors who do their […]

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Cyber Incident Highlights of 2021

Cyber Incident Highlights of 2021

( 4 min read ) Preparing for a Secure 2022 We walk down memory lane today to inspect the most noteworthy cyber incidents of the year gone by. The cyber incident highlights of 2021, for us, server the purpose of preparing us for the coming year, where we have to brace ourselves against cloud infiltration attacks and more Covid-19 exploitation. […]

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India’s Biggest Demat Depository Breached

India's Biggest Demat Depository Breached

( 3 min read ) Central Depository Services Ltd. (CDSL), a security firm liaised with the Bombay Stock exchange (BSE), National Stock Exchange (NSE) allegedly fell prey to a vulnerability in their own applications, thus causing a serious data breach. The depository maintains data for crores of traders in India. If these allegations are true, this will be the biggest […]

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Ransomware Attacks Rise By 64%

Ransomware Attacks Rise

( 3 min read ) Between August 2020 and July 2021, there has been a 64% increase in ransomware attacks. Cybersecurity researchers analysed 121 ransomware incidents in this window period and determined a 64% year on year increase. Trends and findings Were these augmented attacks carried by newer gangs of cyber criminals? They weren’t. All of the analysed ransomware attacks […]

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GoDaddy Data Breach – Data of 1.2 million Customers At Risk

GoDaddy Data Breach

( 2 min read ) A popular web hosting provider and domain registrar, GoDaddy, recently fell prey to a serious data breach which led to the data of 1.2 million GoDaddy Customers being exposed. It was around November of this year that the GoDaddy data breach was discovered. A Brief on the GoDaddy Data Breach Chief Information Security Officer, Demetrius […]

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How Cisco Endpoint Security Offers Enhanced Protection

How Cisco Endpoint Security Offers Enhanced Protection

( 3 min read ) With the introduction to cloud technologies and remote collaboration, there was a pressing need to move away from traditional antivirus and antimalware solutions to something much more efficient and dynamic. Cisco Endpoint Security has always been ahead of the curve, and takes away the prize for having the foresight to integrate their endpoint security mechanisms […]

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