Author Archives: Apratim Maity

Google Docs users affected with sophisticated phishing attacks

A Google Docs scam that is spreading like wildfire began entering the users’ inboxes in the disguise of a sophisticated phishing or malware attack. The misleading invitation to edit a Google Doc – one of the popular apps used for … Continue reading

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New Ransomware allows encryption of files

A unique ransomware named WYSIWYE (What You See Is What You Encrypt) has been detected recently where the conventional ransomware techniques differ. The cyber-criminals deploy this malware to get access to the victims’ computers and then execute the equivalent malware … Continue reading

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Banks are boosting investment in cyber security

Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) sector are gearing up to beef up security systems, since the rise of mobile banking trends are putting IT infrastructure at growing risk. Security investment is now a high priority for retail banking sector. … Continue reading

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Doxware: The Latest Ransomware

The term “doxware” is coined from the term ‘dox’, meaning searching or posting private information online with any malicious intention. The criminals draw the victims’ attention by stating that their crucial, confidential or personal files would be released online and … Continue reading

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