Monthly Archives: September 2017

Locky Ransomware extends its family with YKCOL

A new variant of Locky Ransomware has been discovered and has been spreading through a Spam Campaign with the Subject Line “Status of Invoice”. Moreover, the attachments are compressed using 7z, rather than using the .zip extension, which can easily … Continue reading

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CAA makes it mandatory to verify SSL issued

CAA – Certification Authority Authorization As on September 8th 2017, it is now mandatory for the Certifying Authorities to verify the CAA record before issuing the SSL Certificate as directed by Certification Authority Authorization. The sole purpose is to tackle … Continue reading

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Role of mobile and its security in our cashless economy

Digital India drive by Government of India bears the objective of more online activities in every sphere to boost the cashless economy. Thereafter, even small retailers and shop owners started transacting through cashless models like Paytm. While the voice for … Continue reading

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Critical flaw in Apache Struts – Who should read this?

Who should read this All Struts 2 developers and Apache Struts users Impact of vulnerability A RCE attack is possible when using the Struts REST plugin with XStream handler to deserialize XML requests Maximum security rating Critical Recommendation Upgrade to Struts … Continue reading

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