How social media is used to commit financial fraud

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:45:42 +0000

Social media is a fraudster’s heaven. There are billions of targets – Facebook itself had over 2.6 billion monthly active users in the first quarter of 2020. Because of the very nature of these platforms, users can be quite careless about the amount of personal information they post. For cybercriminals,…

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The Biggest Cyberattacks of 2020…so far

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:09:59 +0000

It’s been a crazy 2020 so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the entire world, changing the nature of how human beings live and interact with each other. There have been other natural disasters that have caused tremendous loss of life and devastation. But that didn’t mean cybercriminals remained quiet….

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Malicious bots targeting e-commerce and travel websites – A perceivable threat

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 05:54:58 +0000

Malicious bots are becoming a major threat on the Internet. A recent survey suggested that attacks on applications, APIs, and mobile sites are on the rise. The top four industries that were attacked by malicious bots last year were e-commerce, travel, media, and online marketplaces, according to a report. Let…

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Trivia! 5 things you never imagined could be hacked by cyber criminals

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:35:29 +0000

The term “hacking” has become the talk of the town, with one new incidence of hacking being reported every single day. The internet is in for a spin as cases of hacking are getting reported on a global level, triggering the realization that anything and everything with a vulnerable spot…

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Phishers using custom 404 Not Found error page to steal Microsoft credentials

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:09:28 +0000

In the latest of its kind phishing attacks, phishers have been found to use custom 404 Not Found error pages to run phishing campaign. This unusual phishing campaign is basically aimed at tricking unsuspecting victims into sharing their Microsoft login credentials. A 404 Not Found page is typically an indication…

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APT-27 like Newcore RAT, Virut exploiting MySQL for targeted attacks on enterprise

Credit to Author: Vallabh Chole| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 06:01:42 +0000

In today’s world data is everything, and to store and process this large amount of data, everyone started using computing devices. So, application server’s which are used for storing this precious data on computing devices include MYSQL, MongoDB, MSSQL, etc. But unfortunately, no one is conscious about its security. In…

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This Valentine fall for true love not for fake online dating apps

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 12:36:04 +0000

Valentine Day is that special time of the year when people are busy celebrating the essence of love. However, on the darker side, it is also a time when cyber criminals are looking to cash on your hunt for the love of your life. So, just in case you are…

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