What are SSL certificates?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:17:21 +0000

SSL/TLS certificates secure communications on the Internet. So what are they, how do they work, and how do you get one?

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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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5 cybersecurity tips for safe online shopping this holiday season

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:15:30 +0000

By now, most of you must have started getting emails and messages about great deals and discounts from your online shopping sites.  And while most of us get preoccupied with our shopping spree, cyber criminals try to make the most of this opportunity. How? Well, that’s easy. They might send…

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Evolution of jRAT JAVA Malware – An analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Pavankumar Chaudhari| Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:38:25 +0000

jRAT (Java Based Remote Access Trojans) malware is not new but its activity has increased recently in the last few months and they are targeting various organizations. Per day, Quick Heal Security Labs identifies thousands of spam emails carrying weaponized JAR as attachments targeting users. These malicious JAR i.e., jRAT…

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Google reminds website owners to move to HTTPS before October deadline

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:36:57 +0000

To encourage website owners and service providers to move to HTTPS, Google began sending out emails to remind them that their sites will be marked as insecure if they don’t comply. This is the latest step in the search giant’s long-term effort of creating a safer web experience for every user.

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Pharming – What is it and How Can you Dodge it?

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 05:30:26 +0000

If someday you intend to go to a mall but end up in a fish market, then that’s a case of bad directional sense. In the digital world, however, we call it pharming! How Does Pharming Work? Phishing is an online fraud where a scammer sends fraudulent emails to the…

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