A sloppy click can exfiltrate your important data!

Credit to Author: Anant Pulgam| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 09:17:12 +0000

Phishing email still remains one of the top malware propagation medium. Recently, we came across an interesting phishing email containing couple of Jumpshare links pointing to malicious components. Jumpshare is an online file sharing service and often cyber criminals abuse these kind of file sharing services. Upon clicking on one of the links in…

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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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A week in security (December 23 – 29)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 16:55:11 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 23 – 29, including a retrospective look at trends in online privacy legislation in the US.

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Online privacy in 2019: a legislative review

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 17:41:31 +0000

Americans enjoy no federal rights to access their data, correct their data, easily move their data from one company to another, or individually sue a company that invades their private lives online. Several US Senators want to change that.

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How to protect yourself from doxing

Credit to Author: Osama Tahir| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 15:37:31 +0000

Doxing, or collecting and spreading private information about a user online, is a form of cyber harassment, stalking, and even a potential threat to physical safety. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself against it.

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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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A week in security (July 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:50:58 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of July 22–28. We look at Phobos ransomware, stalkerware’s similarities to parental monitoring apps, and the investigation into Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

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