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GDPR & Application Compliance

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Is your application be it desktop or mobile GDPR ready? The question seems rhetorical especially since the act seems to be geared towards protecting the privacy of data subjects in any of the EU member states. On the face of it, the Act does appear to be more process oriented and towards making safeguarding the […]

6 Decryptors to Recover Your Data Affected by Ransomware

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2017 was the year of ransomware. Global ransomware cost has increased 15 times in a period of two years. In 2017, in just 4 days, $1 billion in damages were caused by the WannaCry outbreak. Global ransomware costs are expected to cross the mark of $5 billion this year. While a huge number of ransomwares […]

Everything You Need to Know About Ransomware

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Ransomware: Ransom + Malware. Ransomware is a kind of malware in which the data files on a victim’s computer is encrypted, and payment is demanded before the ransomed data is decrypted and access is returned to the victim. Ransomware are of 5 types: I. Encrypting ransomware Similar to WannaCry & Petya, this kind of ransomware […]

Fileless Malware: Your Halloween Nightmare

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Whenever you buy a new laptop or desktop, you always make sure to drag one antivirus product off the shelf and drop it in your cart. It is a well-known prescription to avoid malwares or viruses. No- one has to be a cyber-security expert to crack that! Every traditional antivirus program depends on the presence […]

WPA2 “KRACK”ed: Your wireless may have been compromised

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Introduction Since 2004, almost all of the Wi-Fi networks in our homes and companies have been stopping the hackers from reading, stealing, or manipulating the data. This was all achieved by the current industry standard, known as WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2), which encrypts the data traffic. This WPA2, as it turns out, can be […]

GDPR & Personal Data: Everything you need to know.

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In this new electronic age, the key to freedom is privacy. Internet, in the name of connecting with different people, has struck hard on privacy. Personal data of several million users stored electronically is a very valuable asset which is later used by the companies to create complicated algorithms which, in the end, help them […]

ATM- Hardware & Software Security Guidelines

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The recent hack of 3.2 million cards in India proved that hackers have identified and rightly so that the weak link in the chain are the channel banking In the past, ATM machines were primarily used to deliver cash in the form of bank notes and to debit the corresponding bank account. However, ATM machines […]

eKYC – All you wanted to know and didn’t know whom to ask

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WHAT IS KYC? KYC (Know your customer) is the process through which a business organization identifies and verifies the identity of its customers. Before certain services can be availed in India the customer needs to provide documentations such as identity and address proofs This customer identification process is known as “Know Your Customer” (KYC) and […]

Debit Card Fraud: Fact Vs Fiction

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In what is being described as one of the biggest ever breaches of financial data in India, approximately 32 lakh debit cards in India are thought to be compromised as customers reported unauthorised usage from locations in China. The banks worst hit from the cybersecurity attack are reported to be State Bank of India, Yes […]

Carbanak APT:: $1 billion Bank Robbery

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Researchers from the security firm (Kaspersky), working together with the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), Europol and law enforcement agencies including the NHTCU have uncovered a two-year criminal operation which relieved banks of $1 billion worldwide. Since 2013, the cybergang have attempted to attack banks, e-payment systems and financial institutions using the Carbanak malware. The […]