Pharming: A growing cyber menace that dupes netizens
Your smartphone suddenly beeps with the SMS: “Your internet banking user ID linked to your A/C No. Xxxxxxxxxx62 will expire tomorrow. Please click here to generate a new user ID – http://” Or sometimes with SMSs like: “Congratulations on being a loyal customer of ABC bank! On completion of 5 long years with us, we […]
How robust is your Password Management?
Do we ever forget or share security numbers of our safety lockers in banks where we keep our precious and valuable items for security? Or do we ever share ATM pins or internet banking credentials with anyone? Then why can’t we keep the same habit for securing digital identities? We come across numerous stray incidents […]
Email Compromise Scam hits hard in Aussie real estate
During the end of 2017 in Australia, cybercriminals started to target the real estate sector which is considered as a comparatively weak industry in terms of IT security. According to a report released by the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission), Australia lost around $22.1 million (US$16.5 million) in 2017 due to email compromise scams. […]
Access Control: A Must for Government organizations
A couple of months back there was a piece of news flashing in Indian channels that Aadhar details of uncountable citizens have been compromised badly. Fortunately, that turned out to be a rumour and UIDAI chief assured that to be a sheer exaggeration and utmost security of the personal digital records of the citizens have […]