Month: October 2017

Know your cyber business threats

Most Common Cyber Threats Phishing   Phishing is an act of deception in which bad actors aka hackers endeavor to secure personal data, for example, usernames, passwords and credit card numbers or bank accounts. They aim to lure or lead people to fake websites where they trick their victims into providing their personal information. Generally,

Coinhive DNS server used to mine monero crypto currency by unknown hacker

Password reuse allowed an obscure hacker to assume control over Coinhive’s DNS server and supplanting it with a JavaScript in-browser Monero cryptominer. A Coinhive representative disclosed to Technology site Bleeping Computer that the episode happened on October 23, at around 22:00 GMT, and was found and corrected a day later. The hacker logged into the

10 Facts about Ransomware in 2017

1. Ransomware attacks are up 250% since last year 2. A company is hit with ransomware every 40 seconds 3. An individual is hit with ransomware every 10 seconds 4. Paying the ransom doesn’t guarantee that you will get your data back – 20% of all businesses and individuals did not get their files after

How secure is your password?

Most security breaches teach us that people use very common passwords for most of their online services. A recent article about the LinkedIn breach of 2012 where a hacker stole 6.5 million encrypted passwords revealed that many common passwords were used. Also the amount of data quoted in that article was incorrect as later it

New Ransomware hitting Eastern Europe

Another ransomware assault is spreading across eastern Europe and has officially hit more than 200 noteworthy associations, essentially in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany, in the previous couple of hours. Named “Bad Rabbit,” is apparently another Petya-like focused on ransomware assault against corporate systems, requesting 0.05 bitcoin (~ $285) as payment from victims to open