Dealing With Phishing And Ransomware The Right Way
Category : Blog
Both Ransomware and phishing attacks and their various variants are creating havoc across the globe.
Phishing Attacks: How To Avoid Getting Hooked
Category : Columns
Education is the first defense, and the ability to differentiate between legitimate and fraudulent emails is vital.
20% Indians Suffer From Online Phishing Attacks
The Microsoft Computing Safety Index revealed the global impact of phishing attacks and other forms of identity theft could be as high as $5 billion per year.
iPhones most susceptible to phishing attacks
From January 2012 through May 2013 Kaspersky detected an average of 200,000 attempts per day of users trying to access the phishing sites.
Phishing attacks hit 10,000 users in India
Other countries that witnessed maximum phishing attacks include Russia, Vietnam, USA and the UK.
Social networking sites key target for cyber attacks
The search engines most frequently targeted by phishers were Google and Yahoo, according to security firm Kaspersky Lab..
India Inc lost Rs.171.94 crore to phishing attacks in 2011
Technology : none
A report from RSA ranks India in the top five most targeted countries for phishing attacks.
Educational institutions should secure their online platforms
Many platforms are secured with a weak static password
Web Threat Traffic Soars
Technology : Infrastructure
Fortinet's June 2009 Threatscape Report shows dominance and significant growth in Web threat traffic, marked by increased volumes of malware and the highest rate of phishing attacks. "There were some very noteworthy trends that surfaced...
Protecting Business from Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
A new man-in-the-middle (MITM) type of attack has recently come to light. It differs from traditional MITM attacks, which rely on a user being fooled into going to the wrong Web site. What makes this attack different is that the...