Monthly Archives: September 2016

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RIG Exploit Kit Picks up Where Neutrino Left Off, Spreads CrypMIC ransomware

In the world of cyber security, good things and bad are often intertwined. For example, the makers of Angler, the most notorious and impactful exploit kit, were arrested less than a month ago. Then Neutrino, another huge exploit kit, took a big hit when authorities stopped a huge malvertising campaign. But this left a huge [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:54+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on RIG Exploit Kit Picks up Where Neutrino Left Off, Spreads CrypMIC ransomware

What companies and the government can learn from the Ukraine grid cyberattack

The attack on Ukraine’s power grid teaches valuable lessons that experts think companies and the next US administration should take to heart. By Ben Frederick, Content Strategist | SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 WASHINGTON — One major piece of fall out from the BlackEnergy cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid? US energy companies are thinking hard and long about their [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What companies and the government can learn from the Ukraine grid cyberattack

Cyber (In)security in India

By Samir Saran, Bedavyasa Mohanty In the week leading up to the India’s 67th Republic Day on January 26, 2016, the National Investigation Agency apprehended 14 Islamic State “sympathisers” who had planned to carry out coordinated attacks. Although the men were arrested from six cities in different parts of the country, a common thread emerged: [...]

By | 2016-11-20T12:16:01+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Cyber (In)security in India

8 Tips to Stay Ahead of the Top 2016 Data Protection Trends

Data protection has never been more in the forefront, as information increasingly is the lifeblood and differentiator in a constantly changing world. As the leader we see across the enterprise, which helps solve the larger information management problems that come from accelerating digital business. Keep up with the latest trends and use the following tips [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on 8 Tips to Stay Ahead of the Top 2016 Data Protection Trends

Why Cybersecurity Firms Are Suddenly Investing Big in India?

Silicon Valley-based TaaSera said India, host to some of the world's biggest IT service companies, was vulnerable to cybercrimes on account of its growing economic progress. (Representatioanl Image) MUMBAI: Global cybersecurity company TaaSera launched its India business today, joining a growing number of cybersecurity firms eyeing India as a growth frontier amid an expected doubling [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Why Cybersecurity Firms Are Suddenly Investing Big in India?

PIL filed in Court to Ban ‘Pokémon Go’ in India for Hurting Religious Sentiments

Friday, September 09, 2016 Mohit Kumar Pokémon GO has yet not been officially launched in India, but the location-based augmented reality game has already fueled a privacy debate and request for Ban. Isn't that weird? A Gujarat resident, Alay Anil Dave has recently filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court against [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on PIL filed in Court to Ban ‘Pokémon Go’ in India for Hurting Religious Sentiments

Brainjacking – a new cyber-security threat

August 24, 2016 12.58am AEST We live in an interconnected age where wirelessly controlled computing devices make almost every aspect of our lives easier, but they also make us vulnerable to cyber-security attacks. Today, nearly everything can be hacked, from cars to lightbulbs. But perhaps the most concerning threat is the one posed by implanted [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Brainjacking – a new cyber-security threat

How Ransomware Became a Billion-Dollar Nightmare for Businesses

One cybersecurity firm estimates that extortive attacks now cost small and medium companies at least $75 billion in expenses and lost productivity each year. ADAM CHANDLER | SEP 3, 2016 In recent months, a proliferation of ransomware attacks has affected everyone from personal-computer and smart-phone owners to hospitals and police departments. An attack works like this: A [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on How Ransomware Became a Billion-Dollar Nightmare for Businesses

Russia’s Largest Portal HACKED; Nearly 100 Million Plaintext Passwords Leaked

Monday, September 05, 2016 Swati Khandelwal Another data breach from 2012, and this time, it's Russia's biggest internet portal and email providerRambler.ru. Rambler.ru, also known as Russia's Yahoo, suffered a massive data breach in 2012 in which an unknown hacker or a group of hackers managed to steal nearly 100 Million user accounts, including their [...]

By | 2016-10-27T11:48:55+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Russia’s Largest Portal HACKED; Nearly 100 Million Plaintext Passwords Leaked

Digital India & the Cyber Security Threat

India is rapidly moving towards a digital ecosystem. The number of connected devices is only increasing and the Internet is penetrating the remotest of areas, but have we covered all our bases? There are huge gaps in India's cyber-security infrastructure. India might be ready for a digital future but is it truly prepared to handle [...]

By | 2017-09-03T12:24:30+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Digital India & the Cyber Security Threat