Tag Archives Phishing

In this era, we people have very much inclined towards the technology. Even, the banking system has not left untouched. Almost, all the banks have been digitalized, and everything has gone on just one just click of a mouse. But, with all these technologies, there are hackers out there, who are trying to get benefitted by this system. One, such…

Phishing is a form of cyber-attack in which an individual receives an email which appears to be from a trusted source. This deceptive mail can be dangerous in multiple ways as they can ask for money or take the individual to an equal deceptive website that can cause him to install malware onto his computer or fill in sensitive information.…

In today’s modern age of internet and the emergence of the Internet of things, the attempts at sneaking into vital data and financial resources are at an all-time high. Same has been the scenario with phishing emails which are delivering ransomware and other malicious files and executable to all kinds of masses. While the organizations have been backing up their…

Some time back, the phishing attack that had the Gmail users bewildered was tried upon the Paypal users as well. Paypal, with its strong user base and growing popularity, makes it a perfect target for the cybercriminals. Before going ahead with the phishing attack on Paypal users, let’s understand what a phishing attack is. In a phishing attack, fake emails…

Security threats pertaining to loss of personal data such as account information, address, social security number, etc. being hacked is a constant in the cyber world. A lot of threats have indeed shaken the whole cyber world, and increased the instances of cyber crime. Recent amongst this, a cyber crime involving PlayStation and Xbox rose its ugly head. According to…

Xcode Ghost is a new type of malware, uniquely created and executed in cracked versions of Xcode, Apple’s tool for iOS and OS X app development. This malware is loaded onto apps, and works in the background of the application, seizing user information, which possibly included usernames and passwords. Apple has long been known to maintain an app store that’s…

Anonymous shopping can protect your identity, financial details, and discourage marketeers from spamming you by sharing very little information about you.  It can also cloak your identity, and prevent fraud transactions. Most people think only criminals and people purchasing illegal stuff use anonymous purchasing methods. However, just about anyone should be encouraged to protect their identity and financial records and…

When the first mobile phones hit the market, there was such a huge euphoria and with every new release of particular brand, that euphoria seems to have dissipated. And yet it is unfathomable for anyone to be without one in this day and age as without one would mean one is technology backward or obsolete. But the real truth of…

Yes. This is some fantastic news for those who are concerned about security and privacy. Besides offering VPN access for its native browsers on the mobile, Opera has now introduced a standalone app which when installed on your smartphone channels encrypted and secure communication to all other apps and also app stores. This means you can now feel comfortable in…

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