India ranks 12th globally when it comes to dangers on web : Kaspersky Lab

Mumbai: According to a recent report by Kaspersky Lab, India is ranked 12th world wide for when it comes to the dangers associated with surfing the web. Q3 in India saw that 32.8% of users were attacked by web-borne threats between July- September 2018. Kaspersky Lab products detected 48,093,743 Internet-borne malware incidents on the computers of KSN participants in India. Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) is a complex distributed infrastructure dedicated to processing cybersecurity-related data streams from millions of voluntary participants around the world Exploiting vulnerabilities in browsers and their plugins…

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Seqrite detects 5000 spam emails daily carrying Trojans targeting businesses & individuals in the last one month!

New Delhi: Underlining the complex and ever-evolving nature of the modern-day threat landscape, leading enterprise security solutions provider Seqrite has recently revealed the developments regarding the Emotet Trojan malware. Security researchers at Seqrite have identified an evolution in the infamous Banking Trojan which wreaked havoc four years ago, tracking its transformation into a complex threat distributor distributing multiple attack payloads. The Emotet malware campaign has been around for a long while and has continuously utilised different attack techniques and complex variants to compromise the security profile of the victim. Having…

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India amongst the top 10 nations susceptible to SAMSAM : Sophos investigative report

Bangalore: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has released an in-depth investigative white paper on the SamSam ransomware attacks that first appeared in December 2015. Titled ‘SamSam: The (Almost) Six Million Dollar Ransomware’, this whitepaper aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of this unique ransomware attack by summarizing key findings about attacker’s tools, techniques, and protocols. Unlike most ransomware, SamSam is a thorough encryption tool, rendering not only work data files unusable but any program that is not essential to the operation of a Windows computer, most…

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