Your guide to new-age cybersecurity terms

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:32:19 +0000

Like every other sector, cybersecurity has its own lingo. Often, it can be difficult for us users to understand the nuances. If jargon and long lists of indecipherable acronyms are frustrating you, we’re here to keep you updated with the latest lingo in the cybersecurity world. Keep in mind though,…

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All you need to know about API Security

Credit to Author: Amol Suryawanshi| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 11:49:48 +0000

An Application Programming Interface (API) is a way that allows applications to communicate with one another. It provides a way for developers to build software applications while enabling the extraction and sharing of data in an accessible manner. APIs can be used to facilitate cyberattacks as APIs are widely used…

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Data Breach – Understanding the severity of it

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:45:04 +0000

A data breach is a security gap in which information or data is accessed or stolen without authorization. It is a breach of trust between the owner of the data and the party that accesses it without consent. To put it in simpler terms it a nonconsensual usage of someone’s…

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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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Applying Deep Learning for PE-Malware Classification

Credit to Author: Ajay| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:34:28 +0000

Deep Learning & Computer vision techniques are making progress in every possible field. With growing computing powers many organizations use them to resolve or minimize many day-to-day problems. In a recent talk at AVAR 2018, Quick Heal AI team presented an approach of effectively using Deep Learning for malware classification….

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Emerging trend of spreading malware through IQY files

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:05:14 +0000

Nowadays attackers are searching for new techniques to spread malware, recently we came across a new emerging way to deliver malware through IQY file. Till now we had seen spread of malware through various file types and chains such as Word document, Script, JAVA files. Fig 1: Attack chain IQY file…

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E-commerce transactions: Tips to stay safe when shopping online

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:25:16 +0000

Today’s new-generation customer has all the luxuries. At the click of a button (or a touch, on a mobile phone), they can buy literally anything they want. The arrival of online marketplaces like Flipkart, Amazon and thousands of other similar websites means that the basic premise of going out of…

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