Category: Cyber Security

Cyber Attacked!!! What Next?

 


Cyber Attack on Yahoo!


In January 2014, Yahoo database server was hacked by the cyber attackers and affected up to 500 million users. After investigation of cyber-attack and vulnerability of the website, attackers claim that 200 million Yahoo user account details are on sale in the dark web marketplace. The account information including username and password is easily crack by the free available tool was later listed with the price of 3 Bitcoins which was roughly 1800$ at that time.Read More


Vulnerability found inside computer hardware!!!

In the 21st century, we are always talking about software security, network security, website security and many other IT related securities, but what about computer securities and we are very shocked after hearing vulnerability founded inside computer hardware and the real solution is to throw them all and buy a new one which might beRead More


Importance of Security

Importance of Security – Penetration Testing

  • In what’s become a Principal digital world, cyber security is playing an increasingly large role in keeping our most sensitive data safe from cyber attackers. Think of all the important information stored online: bank accounts, identity information, personal information and so much more. When that data falls into the wrong hands your entire sustenance is immediately at risk.
  • Unfortunately, cyber-attacks are all too frequent. From January through September of this year alone there have been more than 30 major data breaches in the U.S. It’s estimated there have been 40% more breaches in 2017 than there were in 2016. This speaks to the importance of cyber security and why as a career opportunity, cyber security continues to be in such high demand.
  • Each day, fresh malware strains and cyber-threat vectors are being authored, developed, and distributed in the wild. Fledgling hackers and “hacktivist” groups are learning the ropes. No matter how many security protocols and policies you have in place – and even regardless of the strength of your anti-virus, anti-malware, and other security software – there exists the possibility that someone, somewhere has the key to penetrating your defenses.
  • Stolen or corrupted data, the siphoning of funds, the theft of credentials or user identities, infiltration of networks, espionage, sabotage, and mayhem could result – unless you have the means to identify potential vulnerabilities in your systems, and prevent threats from being enacted before they can occur.

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Indian Cyberspace

Indian Cyberspace has analyzed the tremendous growth in the form of internet users in the last 2-3 years. The Penetration rate in 2013-14 was 10% and now it increased in rates by 40%.

As per we talk about Indian Cyberspace the internet, it is divided into two areas: Urban areas and Rural areas.Read More