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digital identity guidelines

Importance of Digital Identity and New Guidelines

Digital Identity systems are a matter of great importance when it comes to define one’s self in the digital world, which is as real as the physical world and actually affects us in a very direct way. This is the […]

Honeypots

What are Honeypots and how can they secure computer systems

Honeypots are traps which are set to detect attempts at any unauthorized use of information systems, with a view to learning from the attacks to further improve computer security. Traditionally, sustaining network security has involved acting vigilantly, using network-based defense […]

fileless malware

Fileless Malware Attacks, Protection and Detection

Fileless Malware may be a new term for most but the security industry has known it for years. Earlier this year over 140 enterprises worldwide were hit with this Fileless Malware – including banks, telecoms, and government organizations. Fileless Malware, […]

Windows 10 v1703 provides Next-Gen Ransomware protection

Microsoft has released a whitepaper which talks about how Windows 10 offers strong ransomware protection to keep your computer protected at all times. While ransomware was always an issue, it never came into highlight as much as it is after […]

Microsoft Azure Advisory to avert WannaCrypt Ransomware Threat

The intensity of the WannaCrypt ransomware attack has dissipated but fear still looms large. As such, many organizations have issued an advisory in response to this threat. They believe it will help the organizations run a secure infrastructure for their […]

WannaKey WannaCrypt WannaCry Ransomware Decryptor

WannaCrypt or WannaCry Ransomware Decryptors are available

A French security researcher Adrien Guinet has found a way to decrypt WannaCrypt Ransomware encrypted files by retrieving the encryption key used by the WannaCrypt ransomware. But currently, this tool has only been tested on and known to work under Windows […]

WannaCrypt

What is WannaCrypt ransomware, how does it work & how to stay safe

WannaCrypt Ransomware, also known by the names WannaCry, WanaCrypt0r or Wcrypt is a ransomware which targets Windows operating systems. Discovered on 12th May 2017, WannaCrypt was used in a large Cyber-attack and has since infected more than 230,000 Windows PCs […]

WannaCrypt

WannaCrypt Patches for Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003 released

WannaCrypt also termed as WannaCry and Wcry or Wcrypt, has already caused massive damage worldwide through its NSA-powered ransomware. The ransomware has reportedly attacked businesses, hospitals, railways stations, universities and many other organizations inflicting a major devastation. WannaCrypt ransomware targets […]

Email Bombing

Email Bombing and ways to protect yourself

Email bombing is a form of internet abuse in which massive volumes of identical emails are sent to a specific email address to affect the operating system of a computer. When the mailbox gets flooded with countless unwanted emails, its […]