A Beginner’s Guide to Ransomware

Srushti IyerCyber Security

In the last decade or so, cyber attacks have evolved tremendously in their size and impact. I am sure you would have come across the term ‘ransomware’ multiple times in newspapers and blog articles. Put simply, ransomware is a type … Read More

Download Safe and avoid Ransomware

Nitish ChandanCyber Security

The topic that I’m writing about today is pretty basic yet the reason for most of the incidents that happen online. “Download Safe?”, People often ask me (mock, even at times) that how can you “safely download”. There’s this wide array … Read More

Hummingbad Malware: Have you heard of it?

Rachiyta JainCyber Security

According to the Kaspersky labs, there are 315,000 new viruses being created daily. Adding to this figure, in February this year, researchers from CheckPoint software technologies identified a new malware and named it as the Hummingbad Malware. It is an adware, … Read More

UwS: What is it & How does it get on my Computer?

Arpan SinhaCyber Security

UwS (pronounced as “ooze”) is an unwanted software, which according to Google’s defining list of characteristics has the following properties: It deceivingly promises something which it never meets. It tricks the user to install itself, or some other program. It … Read More

Digital India Myths: Virus

Nitish ChandanCyber Security

This post is the first in a series about the myths that people in India have about Computers, Mobiles, Internet and the Cyber Space. While the Digital India is supposedly growing in the metropolitan cities, the real (needs to be) … Read More

I Surf Secure Websites, Do You??

Rachiyta JainCyber Forensics, Cyber Security

Why does a website need security certificate? Attackers often create malicious sites to gather your information. You should always be cautious while entering your information on any website. Security can be ensured by checking that the website content is in … Read More

Secure Yourself Against Malware

Rachiyta JainCyber Security

Malwares are silent killers. Most of us see them as something harmless and majority of times we don’t even realize that our system is infected by a malware. This is so because its effects seem similar to that of a hardware … Read More