Tag Archives Recent Cyber Attacks

Recently a Dark Web vendor Double Flag was reported selling more than 1 Billion accounts stolen from Chinese Internet companies. As per the reports, the data compromised belongs to companies such as NetEase Inc and its subsidiaries like 126.com and Yeah.net. In the last few months, DoubleFlag uploaded databases for sale which included Brazzers, Epic Games, ClixSense, uTorrent Forum, Mail.ru,…

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…

While almost every other Tech sector is driven by greater productivity and reducing inefficiencies, the cyber security sector is fueled by Cyber-crimes. In the 2017, the cyber security spending is expected to cross $90 billion mark. The dramatic rise in cyber-attacks, Ransomware epidemic, deployment of less protected IoT devices, malware scams on smart devices, and more sophisticated phishing makes the…

With about 74 percent of the world to be attacked each year and the economic losses by such cyber-attacks to reach $3 trillion by 2030, Microsoft has called on the governments around the globe to create a digital Geneva Convention just like the war weary nations in 1949 came together and drew up Geneva Conventions which now binds 196 countries.…

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.…

Just in the span of four months, the Holland based analytics app ‘Twitter Counter’ has once again acted as a gateway for hackers to upload pro-turkey messages from some highly prominent twitter handles belonging to celebrities, Forbes, UNICEF, Nike Spain, Amnesty International and several numerous other individuals and organizations. All these events follow the recent incident where Dutch officials prohibited…

Malicious Attackers usually rely on their Capabilities, intent and opportunity to be able to carry out an attack on their prey successfully. While the organisations can hardly do anything with the first two attributes, it’s the opportunities on offer that they can leverage their intelligence upon to apply intelligence-driven security across their infrastructure and operations. And with the increasing buzz…

Anonymous, a group of hacktivists, is known for their social service along the cyber-crime world. They are known to take down the websites that carry out illegal activities and have special footprints in the dark web world. They are specifically against child pornography and have attacked websites that have gone against the principles of human rights or, have violated child…

Claiming that the Russian cyber-attacks and information warfare pose a threat to their democracies, the US and European intelligence heads are raising alarms about the anti-establishment politics being carried out across the West. The US intelligence has stated that as an order from Russian President Vladimir Putin, an influence campaign was conducted in 2016 which was aimed at US presidential…

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