BlueKeep Attacks seen in the wild!

Credit to Author: Sameer Patil| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 09:54:04 +0000

CVE-2019-0708, popularly known as BlueKeep, is a RDP pre-authentication vulnerability which allows attacker to compromise a vulnerable system without user’s interaction. This exploit is also wormable, meaning that it can spread to other vulnerable systems in a similar way as the WannaCry malware spread across the globe in 2017. Interestingly,…

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Have you updated your browser yet? Severe Chrome Zero-day vulnerability getting actively exploited

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 10:40:59 +0000

Attention! Are you using Chrome as your web browsing software on your Windows, Linux and Mac? High time you update your browser!! That’s right. With Google recently releasing Chrome version 78.0.3904.87 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, there come’s an urgent warning, requesting billions of users to update their software immediately. The warning comes after…

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KKNPP Attack: Tracking the DTrack!

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 06:11:58 +0000

The recent cyber-attack on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) has been confirmed by the officials and yet again security of critical infrastructure has become the talk of the cyber world. The officials mentioned that there is no damage to control systems of the plant as the core processing controls are…

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Attacker uses tricky technique of Excel 4.0 in Malspam campaign

Credit to Author: Anjali Raut| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:56:15 +0000

Use of Phishing emails is not new for cyber-attack and is still one of the classic strategies to compromise a victim’s machine. Cyber criminals lure victims to open email attachments (mostly Doc and XLS files) by faking them to look like important one using keywords like invoice, payment, finance, order…

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The infamous Spyware – Pegasus, The NSO Group and The WhatsApp snooping saga

Credit to Author: Prachi Sudame| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 07:41:18 +0000

The Indian media is abuzz these days with several news and allegations around snooping on several Indian citizens through a spyware named Pegasus, allegedly delivered through WhatsApp. It’s reported widely that Facebook Inc., the parent company of popular messaging app -WhatsApp, reached out to few users from India (and other…

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What’s new in macOS Catalina ‘Security and Privacy’?

Credit to Author: Amrapali Nimgire| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 09:17:53 +0000

Apple released macOS 10.15 (Catalina) on 7th Oct 2019 and now it is publicly available for download. With multiple features presented at the WWDC 2019, here’s an overview of the new security and privacy features introduced in Catalina. Enhanced Gatekeeper Gatekeeper, is an important outer layer of security, designed to…

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This Diwali, gift your loved ones digital security for life!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 11:54:35 +0000

Diwali is that time of the year when you can literally feel the auspiciousness, fun and festivities in the air. While the streets are lightened with the bright glow of diyas and lamps, the night sky is adored by the sparkling light and boom of firecrackers. The hustle and bustle…

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How to protect yourself from becoming victim of UPI frauds?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:15:02 +0000

A new and interesting kind of cyber theft is making rounds in the cyber world. This time the theft involves UPI (Unified Payments Interface) as the medium for tricking innocent victims into losing their money. The increasing popularity and ease of use of digital payment apps like Google Pay or…

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