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Microsoft IIS 6.0 Vulnerable to a Zero-Day Buffer Overflow Vulnerability: Trend Micro

April 5, 2017

  Trend Micro has said that the Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 is vulnerable to a zero-day Buffer Overflow vulnerability (CVE-2017-7269) due to an improper validation of an ‘IF’ header in ...

cyberattack

40% of Industrial Computers Attacked in the Second Half of 2016, Kaspersky Reports

March 31, 2017

On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report, the “Threat ...

ransomware

Gemalto’s 2016 Breach Level Index Finds 36.6 million Records Breached in India

March 30, 2017

Gemalto has released the findings of the Breach Level Index revealing that 33 reported data breaches led to almost 36.6 million data records being compromised in India during 2016, an ...

ransomware

Profit Margin of a DDoS Attack Can Reach 95%, Kaspersky Reports

March 27, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s experts have studied the DDoS services available on the black market and determined just how far this illegal business has advanced, as well as the extent of its ...

Quick Heal Detects ‘Cerber Ransomware’ Delivered from an Indian Bank’s Website

March 24, 2017

Quick Heal has been constantly monitoring the website since 20th of March, 2017 and according to the latest findings (as we share this information), the Cosmos Bank website is still ...

Here are 5 Top Tips to Avoid Ransomware

March 24, 2017

Imagine losing all the photos, videos, messages, and documents you’ve stored on your computer. How much money would you be willing to pay to get it all back? Ransomware is ...

5 Affordable Security Solutions for SMBs

March 20, 2017

When it comes to security then the size of your organization doesn’t matter. The ugly truth is that all organizations are vulnerable, particularly small and medium businesses. According to a survey ...

Here’s How Criminals are Using PetrWrap to Steal Ransomware Code from their Peers

March 16, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered PetrWrap, a new malware family that exploits the original Petya ransomware module, distributed through a Ransomware-as-a-Service platform, to perform targeted attacks against organizations. The PetrWrap ...

Banks Spend on IT Security Higher than Non-Financial Organizations, Kaspersky Reports

March 14, 2017

Financial institutions are under pressure to ramp up security, with trends such as the increased take-up of mobile banking putting banks’ IT infrastructure defenses at growing risk of cyber-attack, according ...

ransomware

Euronet and Infinitium Forge Alliance to Secure Digital Payments in India

March 8, 2017

Euronet Services India, a 100% subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide Inc., a global provider of electronic payment and transaction processing solutions for financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers, and Infinitium ...

Persirai Malware

From Shamoon to StoneDrill – Advanced Malware Discovered in the Wild

March 8, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has discovered a new sophisticated wiper malware, called StoneDrill. Just like another infamous wiper, Shamoon, it destroys everything on the infected computer. StoneDrill ...

cyber security

Millennials Are Most Risk Prone To Cyber Security Threats

March 7, 2017

  By Surendra Singh, Country Director, Forcepoint Alistair Maclean, the author of several thrillers, wrote a page-turner way back in the sixties, called the `Fear is the Key’. It is a tale ...

ddos-attacks

Businesses Blame Rivals for Staging DDoS Attacks

March 7, 2017

Large-scale DDoS attacks are growing in size, requiring increased network capacity in order to keep up. In addition, new and more sophisticated DDoS varieties are emerging, requiring organizations to be ...

Symantec Delivers Solution to Automate Discovery and Remediation Actions for CloudBleed Exposures

March 7, 2017

Within days of receiving news of the CloudBleed vulnerability that potentially compromised millions of user accounts in cloud applications, Symantec has released an automated solution to identify and resolve potential ...

Mission Critical Assets of Global Organisations Vulnerable to Cyberattacks: Accenture Study

March 3, 2017

With the frequency and scope of serious cyberattacks on the rise, nearly three quarters of organizations (73 percent) globally cannot identify and fully protect their corporate high-value assets and processes, ...

trend micro security roundup report

Trend Micro 2016 Security Roundup Reveals 752 Percent Increase in Ransomware

March 2, 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated releases its annual security roundup report, “2016 Security Roundup: A Record Year for Enterprise Threats,” which proves 2016 was truly the year of online extortion. Cyber ...

Cloud and Security, Two Key Focus Areas for CIOs Over Next Three Years: VMware

March 1, 2017

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, announced key findings from a VMware-commissioned study that identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted ...

DDoS attacks

DDoS Attacks- The Looming Threat

March 1, 2017

One of first publicized denial-of-service (DoS) attacks appeared in February 2000 when a 15-year old Canadian flooded the servers of various online retailers, including Amazon and eBay. The tools ...

Enhanced Avast Wi-Fi Finder Helps Android Users Secure their Personal Internet of Things

February 28, 2017

Avast has announced a new feature of the Avast Wi-Fi Finder app for Android that will help users secure their networks and protect their Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In ...