Cyber attacks

Penetration Testing Vs. Vulnerability Scanning - What You Need to Know
Penetration Testing Vs. Vulnerability Scanning - What You Need to Know
Many people think that vulnerability scanning and penetration testing are the same things. Although their processes relate to each other, their purposes are different, and we should not confuse them by acknowledging them as identical processes.
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SMiShing Attacks Identified as a Huge Threat for Mobile Phone Users
SMiShing Attacks Identified as a Huge Threat for Mobile Phone Users
The IT security teams are facing an enormous challenge of protecting mobile users from phishing attacks. Every employee relies on mobile phones and connected devices to accomplish their everyday business and personal tasks.
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Ransomware Gangs Vow Not to Attack Essential Organizations Amidst Coronavirus
Ransomware Gangs Vow Not to Attack Essential Organizations Amidst Coronavirus
Cybercriminals who transmit the ransomware are always looking for new targets. They are even hunting during the Coronavirus pandemic. Still, there are ransomware gangs who have vowed that they will not attack against hospitals and healthcare providers because the world is fighting against coronavirus. However, some hackers are still trying to make a profit from anyone and everyone.
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Apple Users Face Severe Text Bomb Device Crashing
Apple Users Face Severe Text Bomb Device Crashing
A message containing letters in the Sindhi language can cause your iPhone, iPad, Mac, or even Apple Watch to crash without even a warning. The problem lies in the shipping version of Apple's operating system. The version handles a Unicode symbol representing specific characters written in Sindhi, an official language in Pakistan.
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Chrome Users Might be Under Attack - Warns Google
Chrome Users Might be Under Attack - Warns Google
The giant search engine has issued a warning for its Google Chrome users. The company has released a Chrome website browser update, which includes a cyber fix for its users. The new update of the browser - version 81.0.4044.113 has been released for Window, Mac and Lynx.
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COVID-19 Scams on the rise - British Spy Unit Report
COVID-19 Scams on the rise - British Spy Unit Report
While the world takes every precautionary measure to prevent the viral attacks from spreading, the data privacy experts waging a different kind of war against the scammers. Unfortunately, the chaotic pandemic has given a freeway to scammers as they are targeting more and more users every day.
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"Your Account Was Hacked" Email Scam And How To Prevent It
"Your Account Was Hacked" Email Scam And How To Prevent It
Cybercriminals actively use the Your Account Was Hacked email scam as a way to scam users and get ransom amounts from them. As an unfortunate victim of such attacks, you will receive an email stating that your email address is hacked/infected with malware. They will also say that they have recorded a compromising video which will be leaked along with personal data/details unless you pay the hackers. It is one of the text-book email scams that happen to many people every year. Keep in mind that the scammers can demand anything as ransom and you get compelled to comply with them, otherwise you risk losing your sensitive personal data.
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Cyber Actors Increasingly Target NASA during Coronavirus Outbreak
Cyber Actors Increasingly Target NASA during Coronavirus Outbreak
A memo sent to all NASA personnel stated that the company is facing a significant amount of cyberattacks, the attack included phishing and malware attacks to the system, while its workers are working remotely.
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Global Shipping Giant MSC Faces Outage due to Malware Attack
Global Shipping Giant MSC Faces Outage due to Malware Attack
Swiss-Italian global shipping giant, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has confirmed that a malware attack had caused an outage in MSC headquarter in Geneva.
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Linksys Acting Quickly To Prevent Router Hacking For Users
Linksys Acting Quickly To Prevent Router Hacking For Users
Linksys, a security/router firm, suggested that the users should reset their passwords ever since Linksys learned that the hackers are using leaked credentials to change the settings of the user's router and directing them to install malware.
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