Prevent Social Engineering Attacks

Prevent Social Engineering Attacks

( 2 min read ) This is the final part in our on-going series on social engineering. In this blog, we give you methods to prevent social engineering attacks. According to skilled social engineers, our physical stance ‘leaks’ emotional content, which can indicate deceit and malintent. With voice phishing, you can at least make out gaps and voice modulation that […]

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5 Social Engineering Attacks You Should Know

5 Social Engineering Attacks

( 3 min read ) This is Part Two of our 3-part series on Social Engineering. In this blog, we discuss 5 social engineering attacks you should be aware of. From our previous blog, we know objectively that SE is the act of tricking a person into doing something against their will. The context behind SE activities can be good or bad. […]

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What Is Social Engineering?

What is Social Engineering?

( 3 min read ) When it comes to cyber-attacks, our thoughts jump immediately to malicious code and the misuse of technology. However, the success of a cyber-attack relies on other, not-so-famous tricks along with effective security breaching methods. The subtler, more invisible aspect of a cyber-attack is social engineering. We say ‘tricks’ and not ‘techniques’ because that’s exactly what […]

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This Pharma Lab Data Breach Caused Multiple Plants to Shut Down

Pharma Lab Data Breach Causes Plant Shutdown

( 2 min read ) A successful data breach at Dr Reddy’s, a well-known pharmaceutical company, caused a total shutdown of multiple laboratories and plants. This data breach at Dr Reddy’s took place soon after a trial approval of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine. In our previous blog on the top companies targeted for email spoofing, we discussed how the current […]

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Look out for Covid-19 Related Cyber Scams

Covid Related Cyber Scams

( 3 min read ) While regulations have lifted the restrictions of strict lockdowns, common sense and the growing number of Covid-19 cases suggest otherwise. A lot of people are still stepping out of the house only when it’s absolutely unavoidable. Several industry sectors are continuing to operate from home. Individuals are depending on online shopping to fulfil their basic […]

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Cyber Attacks Take A Toll On Business

Cyber Attacks Take A Toll On Business

( 2 min read ) Cyber Attacks become the most feared threat to businesses If you are a business owner, you already know starting a company is no easy job. There are a million avenues where your attention is needed simultaneously. As the owner, you become the last line of defence; all escalated problems become your responsibility, with no superior […]

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The TrickBot Trojan Resurfaces

TrickBot Trojan

( 3 min read )  TrickBot Trojan Steals Data from the Windows Active Directory The TrickBot Trojan, a banking malware that earlier targeted the Windows Defender settings on Windows machines, has evolved into a malware that targets the Windows Active Directory. Besides, the trojan can also harvest emails and credentials using the Mimikatz tool. The creators of the threat are […]

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Increasing cyber attacks calls for increased security audits within IT companies

Increasing cyber attacks calls for increased security measures

( 2 min read ) 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. “It […]

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Cyber criminals siphoned Rs 94 crore off a co-operative bank in Pune

Cyber criminals siphoned Rs 94 crore off a co-operative bank in Pune

( 2 min read ) Cyber criminals stole over Rs 94 crore from a Pune headquartered Cosmos Bank. The money was allegedly transferred to accounts outside India. The server hosted at Pune had been attacked on August 11 and 13 exploiting bank’s ATM switch vulnerability. Bank’s management filed an FIR for it on Tuesday, August 13 at 1 am at […]

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Top 3 cyber security concepts for 2018

2018 Cyber Security Concepts

( 2 min read ) Cyber security is taking a new turn every year. Its very crucial to stay updated with the latest cyber security concepts and solutions to thrive in the market. The 2018 RSA Conference was exceedingly productive and proactive in bringing out latest cyber security concepts instead of relying on the outdated, legacy ones. Here is a […]

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