Category Archives: Anti Virus

Cyber Security Protection Checklist for Remote Workers

Amid all the COVID-19 chaos, as people get limited to their homes, the world is seeing a significant shift towards remote work culture. Although this shift helps to save people from the pandemic, it puts them under a different kind … Continue reading

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7 Stupid mistakes that led to a data breach

Even the best of us are guilty of making stupid mistakes. However, when it comes to IT, the smallest blunder could lead to a major data breach with dire consequences. Data breaches are on the rise. Hackers continue to attack … Continue reading

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Hackers are a Busy Lot in these Lockdown Days

MINEFIELDS AT HOME With many working from home, safety processes may not be as tight as those in offices. Earlier this week, a Bengaluru-based cybersecurity company – CloudSek, analysed an alleged hacking attempt on an Indian state tax department, which … Continue reading

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Microsoft takes down global botnet network

Microsoft organised 35 nations on Tuesday to take down one of the world’s largest botnets — malware that secretly seizes control of millions of computers around the globe. It was an unusual takedown of an criminal group, because it was … Continue reading

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Common threats to be aware of

Learn about the latest online scams and what you should know to ensure safe Internet browsing. Botnets If you’ve never heard of a botnet, it’s likely because they go largely undetected. What they are: A collection of software robots, or … Continue reading

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Hackers are making personalised ransomware to target the most profitable and vulnerable

Once a piece of ransomware has got hold of your valuable information, there is very little you can do to get it back other than accede to the attacker’s demands. Ransomware, a type of malware that holds a computer to … Continue reading

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New TajMahal Cyberespionage Kit Includes 80 Malicious Modules

TajMahal, a previously unknown cyberespionage platform featuring roughly 80 different malicious modules and active since at least 2013, was discovered by Kaspersky Lab’s research team during late 2018. Even though it was active for the past six years, “with the … Continue reading

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Aditya Birla Group suffers CryptoJack attack; 2000 computers used for mining

First detected at an overseas subsidiary of the group a month ago, the malware spread to manufacturing and other services companies of Aditya Birla group. Monero was the currency mined. Aditya Birla Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates, suffered a … Continue reading

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Beyond the basics: 5 security tips for consumers to protect their identity in the era of data breaches

Though it might be shocking to read, the truth is that a big majority of people around the world are not conscientious when it comes to securing their online access. The most common password of 2016, making up 4% of … Continue reading

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How a Ransomware Infects your Computer

Ransomware is probably the most dreaded cyberthreat that can strike anyone and at anytime unless we prepare ourselves against it. And the best way to start is to know how this malware works its way into your computer and how … Continue reading

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