India to take a grip against social media platforms; Law Minister RS Prasad passes new guidelines

As the cyber-crimes based on social media in India are increasing day by day, India has brought about sturdy laws against social media companies. Social media is a vast platform that is open for cybercriminals. They exploit the vulnerabilities of this platform to perform malicious crimes. According to experts, social media is targeted based on… Continue reading India to take a grip against social media platforms; Law Minister RS Prasad passes new guidelines

The rise of Indian Cyber criminals; a generalized explanation

India is a country rich with resources like programmers, Engineers and information security specialist but not every knowledge is utilized for a good cause. The rise in population gradually led to increase in unemployment. In today‚Äôs society even if you are a degree holder, no job guarantee is promised. This situation has created a swarm… Continue reading The rise of Indian Cyber criminals; a generalized explanation

Denial-of-Wallet-attacks; hackers drain cloud resources and bank accounts!

Server less computing has been gaining hype in the recent years. As organizations began to understand the benefits of an easy scalable, cloud-based infrastructure model, they turned towards server less computing technique. Studies says that the number of users using server less system has exceeded 7 billion by 2021 Server less computing Server less computing… Continue reading Denial-of-Wallet-attacks; hackers drain cloud resources and bank accounts!

Malware attempt against Tesla; hackers aimed Nevada Gigafactory, says Elon Musk.

On August 2020, a Russian scammer was arrested by the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by the charges of conspiring to plant to malware in the Nevada company of Tesla motors for a ransomware attack. The Russian hacker Egor Kriuchkov offered 1 million dollars to an employee at Nevada Gigafactory to plant the malware.… Continue reading Malware attempt against Tesla; hackers aimed Nevada Gigafactory, says Elon Musk.

Epsilon ransomware takes down Discord; gamers at stake!

Researchers from Zscaler ThreatLabz confirms the attack of Epsilon ransom ware, XMRig cryptominer and various data & token stealers against the popular gaming platform Discord using spam emails and legitimate looking links to gaming softwares. The rise in pandemic lead to isolation of individuals and increased social distancing. This caused hype in the gaming industry… Continue reading Epsilon ransomware takes down Discord; gamers at stake!

Evidence of Egregor ransomware; FBI issues warning alert!

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has sent warning notes to every private sector companies to be cautious about the Egregor ransomware attack. The first variant of this ransomware was reported in September 2020. It was used to attack 150 companies worldwide.  Egregor is a service offering ransomware having many affiliates. Most of the affiliates were… Continue reading Evidence of Egregor ransomware; FBI issues warning alert!

Defamation attack; detained former Saudi prince under risk!

Muhammad Bin Nayef, the former Saudi prince and interior minister has been a sufferer of a well-planned and coordinated attack on social media that caused risk to his personal safety. His lawyer has sent a written complaint requesting to take down a video that holds information that he is trying to bring down the crowned… Continue reading Defamation attack; detained former Saudi prince under risk!

Risk mitigation; Organizations to maintain in depth defence over CVE

While the number of security breaches reached the top record in 2020, system administration of organizations has been warned not to focus only on high-scoring CVEs during the patch process. CVE (Common Vulnerability Exposures) is a list of security flaws which are publically disclosed. When an organization refers to a CVE, this means a security… Continue reading Risk mitigation; Organizations to maintain in depth defence over CVE

The Indian banking system; cyber-crime finds a way through!

The Indian banking industry is one of the oldest and established sectors in the economy of India. Many changes have been brought to this sector since liberalization. Regulation and supervision are the two main features that raised their standards high. It equally involves company governance moral practice and financial distress. Banks are now one among… Continue reading The Indian banking system; cyber-crime finds a way through!

Telegram messenger; an overview

Telegram is a multi-platform to send and receive messages including texts, images, voice and documents. It was established by a Russian entrepreneur, Pavel Durov. The android version of telegram was available for the users from October 20, 2013 and this application has around 200 million users till date. The usage of telegram platform usually hypes… Continue reading Telegram messenger; an overview