FlawedAmmyy RAT Malware Attacks even patched windows Users, Beware!

FlawedAmmyy RAT

Share this:    Always be cautious while opening email attachments. Recently, hackers have been sending weaponized Excels containing malicious malware FlawedAmmyy RAT, reported by researchers. When opened, the .xls file automatically runs a macro function that runs msiexec.exe, which in turn downloads an MSI archive. The MSI archive contains a digitally signed executable that is extracted and run, […]

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Visa Contactless cards are prone to big frauds

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Share this:    Hackers have found new ways to bypass the payment limits on Visa contactless cards. The attacks could  steal unlimited sums from accounts, urging banks and customers to take precautions.Researchers Leigh-Anne Galloway and Timur Yunusov were able exploit the vulnerabilties to bypass verification limits on Visa contactless cards in tests at five major UK banks. The researchers […]

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Make your employees -your Strongest link in Cyber Security

Are your employees actually aware of the latest cyber security threats?

Share this:    Your company may be using the latest software, hardware and other resources to protect against cyber security threats but unless your employees are aware of the latest malware, ransomware and phishing attacks, the purpose of all the cyber security tools will be defeated. A recent report by Proofpoint, Beyond the Phish , revealed that […]

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American Express customers targeted by Novel Phishing Attack

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Share this:    American Express customers were targeted with a Novel Phishing attack for stealing customer credentials. The scammers targeted both corporate and consumer cardholders with phishing emails full of grammatical errors but with a small but deadly twist: instead of using the regular hyperlink to the landing page trick, this one used the HTML element to hide […]

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80% of companies lack DMARC policies against spoofing!

DMARC policies

Share this:    DMARC is a technology advancement in preventing email and domain spoofing. Inspite of being industry standard, 80 % of companies lack DMARC implementation according to a report published by 250ok. DMARC is a sender-published policy for email messages that fail authentication. By deploying and monitoring DMARC, brands lower the likelihood their domains are spoofed and […]

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Hardly 50 % of Fortune 500 companies practice email security using DMARC

Hardly 50 % of Fortune 500 companies practice email security using DMARC

Share this:    In a recent survey conducted by Agari, it was discovered that just half of the Fortune 500 have deployed DMARC — or domain-based message authentication, reporting, and conformance policy. DMARC is a technology advancement in preventing email and domain spoofing. It ensures that emails go through a domain based check and then sent to the recipient. It […]

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Increasing cyber attacks calls for increased security audits within IT companies

Increasing cyber attacks calls for increased security measures

Share this:    Indian IT companies did not give high priority to cyber security but the increased number of cyber attacks have lead them into reconsidering their security. Clients typically had a generalized languages in their cyber security contracts for ensuring their protection from hackers but an exponential increase in cyber attacks have shown more is required. […]

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