COVID-19 Being Used As A Cover For Cyberattacks

The rapid progression in technological advancements sometimes appear striking and we are left in awe. However, there is always a darker side to these advancements. The downsides of technology are widely observed when it comes to cyberterrorism. These particular terrorists can attack and cripple entire countries with a simple well placed virus. Technology is everywhere, […]

CISA Warns Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams and Provides Security Tips

Cybercriminals waste no time in exploiting potential loopholes and advancing their tricks online. The target this time is the pandemic currently spreading – the coronavirus or COVID-19. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has warned individuals to remain alert to different phishing scams employed by scammers to trick individuals and companies into revealing sensitive […]

The Data Breach has Cost us Nearly $2 Billion – Equifax

Credit Reporting agencies (C.R.A), popularly known as credit bureaus, create credit reports that give a detailed sketch of an individual’s credit history. Credit reporting agencies get these details from businesses, credit card companies, banks, landlords, employers, etc., and not from the individuals themselves.   Equifax Inc., one of the largest consumer credit reporting agencies, said […]

NATO email breach caused by Winter Vivern hackers exploiting Zimbra vulnerability

Since February 2023, a Russian hacking group called TA473, or ‘Winter Vivern’, has been using unpatched Zimbra endpoints to steal emails of NATO officials, governments, military personnel, and diplomats, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Proofpoint. The group targets unpatched webmail platforms using the Acunetix tool vulnerability scanner, sends phishing emails from compromised addresses […]