Stay alert when planning your travels this holiday season

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:39:54 +0000

Planning a trip this holiday season? While, you spend a considerable amount of time shuffling money on online bookings for flights, hotels and cabs, take care that you DO NOT share your details on doubtful looking travel sites. Just like holidays are a busy time for you and me, it’s…

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CVE-2018-15982- Adobe Flash Player use after free (Zero Day) vulnerability alert!

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:52:25 +0000

The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-15982 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-42 on December 5, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild exploit is being used in targeted attacks. Vulnerable Versions Adobe…

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8 reasons not to count on your expired antivirus software to protect you!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 05:52:43 +0000

You are at your computer, engaged in some important work and suddenly a message pops up on the screen, “Your Antivirus software license has expired”. You conveniently choose to ignore the notification, intending to get back to it whenever you get free, but, you never do! What Happens when Antivirus…

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Beware of getting scammed during Black Friday & Cyber Monday SALE!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:11:57 +0000

  As holiday shoppers gear up for a shopping spree on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s important to be on alert to protect yourself from getting scammed. Here are few tips to help you enjoy a carefree and scam free holiday shopping season: Do not get tricked by similar…

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This Diwali gift your kids online safety with parental control

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:10:58 +0000

Diwali holidays are just round the corner and your kids might have already received their holiday assignments. But, the kids are more excited about the fact that they will now have ample time to browse on the internet. While you want your kids to really enjoy the holidays, there’s a…

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Immediate steps to follow if you are a victim of banking fraud

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:18:20 +0000

In the recent past, innumerable cases have surfaced where there have been incidences of fraudulent charges on credit cards or unauthorized access to personal information. In wake of such rising cases of identity theft and data breaches, it can be extremely useful to know about actions to take once you…

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The Need For Anti-Virus As Mobile Wallet Transactions Hit Record 14,170 Crore

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 05:24:43 +0000

After mobile wallet transactions experienced a setback owing to the mandatory know-your-customer (KYC) requirements in March, mobile wallet companies have bounced back with a record transaction of 14,170 crore in May, the highest recorded transaction after January. Thus, M-Wallets are back in vogue with companies once again succeeding in convincing…

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Know your ATM card and the various frauds related to it

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:30:57 +0000

It’s a plastic world we live in. The proliferation of plastic money everywhere, in the form of debit and credit cards, means that the concept of paper money is soon becoming obsolete. Swiping a card seems to have become almost a natural instinct. The total number of cash withdrawals at…

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Have You Received A Call To Replace Your Stripe-Only Card With EMV Chip Card Yet?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:29:17 +0000

In case you have received a reminder from your bank asking you to replace your stripe-only card with an EMV chip card and you have no idea why this change is being implemented, then you are at the right place. As per recent instructions received from the Reserve Bank of…

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Beware of cyber attacks this holiday season!

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:12:13 +0000

As the calendar enters into September, a celebratory mood envelops the entire subcontinent. With a range of festivals throughout the festive autumn months, this is truly a time of celebration and joy as the entire country comes together. Whether it is Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja, Diwali or Christmas, people everywhere…

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“Troldesh’s” One More Variant in the Encryption Offender

Credit to Author: Gulamgaus Shaikh| Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 11:52:13 +0000

Over the past few days, we have been observing criminals/hackers using a new carrier to deliver the ransomware malware. Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs observed a new variant of Troldesh ransomware which encrypts the data and adds the extension as “.no_more_ransom”. This ransomware comes under Crypto-Ransomware variant, the origin of this…

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