How can 1.33 billion people embrace digitalization in an era of damaging malware?

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:38:55 +0000

There are approximately 451 million monthly active Internet users in India. This estimate from a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is a staggering number. It puts India only second in terms of Internet users after China. Yet, if you see this number from a different…

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HorseDeal Riding on The Curveball!

Credit to Author: Jayesh kulkarni| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:17:49 +0000

It’s surprising to see how quickly attackers make use of new vulnerabilities in malware campaigns. Microsoft recently patched a very interesting vulnerability in their monthly Patch Tuesday update for January 2020. It’s a spoofing vulnerability in Windows CryptoAPI (Crypt32.dll) validation mechanism for Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) certificates. An attacker could…

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Ako Ransomware targeting businesses using RaaS

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:00:51 +0000

Ako Ransomware targeting businesses using RaaS Quick Heal security researchers recently observed ransomware that uses RaaS (Ransomware as a Service) which is a subpart of MaaS (Malware as a Service). Before delving into the AKO ransomware or RaaS, one must understand what Malware as a Service means, as it is…

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Security resolutions for 2020 to stay safe online!

Credit to Author: Pavan Thorat| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 12:31:33 +0000

As we are about to enter the new year, it’s ritualistic to reflect on our experiences from the passing year and make resolutions for the New Year. Most people make resolutions around good heath, their life goals, etc. Here is a different angle to our routine resolutions’ list – Security…

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Skills that can help kids deal with cybersecurity challenges NOW & LATER

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 11:42:43 +0000

With the growing incidences of cyber-attacks, it has become indispensable for us to prepare our kids to face the challenges of cyber security head-on, rather than shy away from them. While schools do their best to make kids aware of the good and bad of using the internet, parents are…

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Cybercrime not limited to Metro cities – Wake up call for Smaller cities of India!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 10:36:26 +0000

Cyber-attacks and cybercrimes are no more only about metro cities of India. In fact, cyber criminals are quick to shift their attention to smaller cities, owing to the fact that people/businesses in smaller cities are less familiar with the need or importance of cyber security. This makes it easier for…

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Pegasus like spyware could be snooping on you right now!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:08:42 +0000

The recent news of Pegasus spyware attack via WhatsApp that targeted lawyers, journalists and human rights activists, offers an astonishing revelation on the kind of havoc such spyware can create. We covered the topic extensively, recently. The frequent media buzz about the recent incident of snooping by Pegasus spyware which…

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This Children’s Day, pledge the online security of your kids!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 07:15:18 +0000

It’s Children’s Day and there couldn’t be a better day to pledge the security of our young minds, not just in the physical world but also virtual world. While technology has improved our lives in ways beyond our control and provided our kids with an ocean of knowledge, we cannot…

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