Author Archives: Jeba kumar

eScan warns about Kelihos

Kelihos botnet was first discovered in 2010 and since then it has been taken-down by various entities a number of times, however it has always managed to surfaced back. Kelihos is a spam-bot which has a very unique hybrid peer-to-peer … Continue reading

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SHA-1 Collision Found

Google recently announced that they have successfully generated a collision for SHA-1, although it would 90 more days before they reveal to the world as to how they accomplished this task. Hashing functions are an important aspect of cryptography, since … Continue reading

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Rise of Cyber Frauds in Digital Banking

With the wave of digitization, there is drastic increase in the usage of mobile internet. The fraudulent¬†financial transactions are rising at par too. (Approximately $20 billion I.e. Rs 1.26 lakh crore as per a report from Assocham)¬†Financial fraud is a … Continue reading

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RBI Phishing

Very recently we came across a phishing site which emulates RBI and steals the login credentials of RBI users. However, it seems like a spear-phishing attack targeting the users of a specific bank. The perpetrators have taken the efforts of … Continue reading

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