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DoubleAgent attack can use anti-virus apps to hijack your PC

By Chandan Singh 1 Comment March 22, 2017

The zero-day attack exploits Microsoft’s Application Verifier tool. Secureness researchers from Cybellum have uncovered another technique internet criminals can use to take over your pc. The zero-day attack called DoubleAgent exploits Microsoft’s Application Verifier tool, which developers use to discover and fix bugs in their applications. Developers have to weight a DLL into their applications to […]

World’s worst botnet fiends switch from ransomware to stock scam spam

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment March 22, 2017

Cybercriminals behind the Necurs botnet have reactivated the living dead network and returned to their original business of using compromised machines as the canal for spam distribution. In January, Cisco Talos reported that the Necurs botnet had gone offline, taking the typical volume of Locky ransomware-tainted spam email messages with it. Security experts have once […]

NPCI hires cybersecurity consultants to protect systems

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment March 22, 2017

MUMBAI: The National Payments Corporation of India, the umbrella organization for retail repayment systems in the country, has hired five cyber security consultants including PwC and Lucideus Tech to protect its systems and attractions. “We have a team of 50 people who are only working on cyber security -they are constantly involved in making our […]

India working with 15 countries for cooperation in information exchange on cyber crimes

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment March 22, 2017

India is working with 15 countries for cooperation in information exchange on internet crimes and related issues in law enforcement. In reaction to a question, Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir told the Lok Sabha, “India is working for bilateral cooperation with around 15 countries for exchange info and data relating to cyber […]

CERT-In will check cyber security threat in national power sector

By Chandan Singh 0 Comment March 21, 2017

Indian Government has constituted CERT to check cybersecurity threat in the power sector. “Government of India, consistent with National Cyber Security Policy, 2013 has created sectoral CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) to mitigate cyber security danger in power systems”, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha. The Centre has used […]

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