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FBI issues alert over two new malware linked to Hidden Cobra hackers

FBI issues alert over two new malware linked to Hidden Cobra hackers

May 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The US-CERT has released a joint technical alert from the DHS and the FBI, warning about two newly identified malware being used by the p...
Hackers are exploiting a new zero-day flaw in GPON routers

Hackers are exploiting a new zero-day flaw in GPON routers

May 22, 2018Mohit Kumar
Even after being aware of various active cyber attacks against the GPON Wi-Fi routers, if you haven't yet taken them off the Internet...
How to Mitigate the Threat Cryptocurrency Mining Poses to Enterprise Security

How to Mitigate the Threat Cryptocurrency Mining Poses to Enterprise Security

February 05, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The growing popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is generating curiosity—and concern—among security specialists. Crypto minin...
Linux Trojan Using Hacked IoT Devices to Send Spam Emails

Linux Trojan Using Hacked IoT Devices to Send Spam Emails

September 22, 2017Wang Wei
Botnets, like Mirai , that are capable of infecting Linux-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices are constantly increasing and are mainly...
Russian Financial Cybercriminal Gets Over 9 Years In U.S. Prison

Russian Financial Cybercriminal Gets Over 9 Years In U.S. Prison

July 11, 2017Wang Wei
A 29-year-old Russian-born, Los Angeles resident has been sentenced to over nine years in prison for running botnets of half a million co...
Malware Hunter — Shodan's new tool to find Malware C&C Servers

Malware Hunter — Shodan's new tool to find Malware C&C Servers

May 02, 2017Mohit Kumar
Rapidly growing, insecure internet-connected devices are becoming albatross around the necks of individuals and organizations with malwar...
An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

An Army of Million Hacked IoT Devices Almost Broke the Internet Today

October 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against Dyn , a major domain name system (DNS) provider, broke large portions of th...
Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

November 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
That's a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey ha...
New Citadel Trojan Targets Your Password Managers

New Citadel Trojan Targets Your Password Managers

November 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Unless we are a human supercomputer, remembering password is not an easy task and that too, if you have a different password for every d...
India to Host 3rd Annual 'The Hackers Conference' this Year in August

India to Host 3rd Annual 'The Hackers Conference' this Year in August

June 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A crowd of Cyberspace experts along with the best minds in Indian hacking community, leaders in the information security community, poli...
DDoS attack from Browser-based Botnets that lasted for 150 hours

DDoS attack from Browser-based Botnets that lasted for 150 hours

November 14, 2013Anonymous
Browser-based botnets are the T-1000s of the DDoS world. Just like the iconic villain of the old Judgment Day movie, they too are desig...
Dissecting a mobile malware

Dissecting a mobile malware

January 27, 2013Anonymous
The capillary diffusion of mobile devices, the lack of security systems on these platforms and low level of awareness on principal cyber...
Botnets, DDoS attacks as weapon against financial sector

Botnets, DDoS attacks as weapon against financial sector

April 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
Botnets, DDoS attacks as weapon against financial sector DDOS attacks against the financial sector almost tripled during the first quarte...
DHS Investing $40 Million for Cybersecurity Research !

DHS Investing $40 Million for Cybersecurity Research !

February 01, 2011Mohit Kumar
Insider threats, botnets and malware, and assay to abutment the Comprehensive Civic Cyber Initiative (CNCI) are amid areas of cybersecurity ...
Microsoft botnet take down will not stop spam !

Microsoft botnet take down will not stop spam !

January 11, 2011Mohit Kumar
A prominent security researcher said he doubts Microsoft's take down of the Waledac botnet would have any impact on spam levels, as the ...
‘BitTorrent’ exploit could be used to stage massive cyber attacks !

‘BitTorrent’ exploit could be used to stage massive cyber attacks !

December 31, 2010Mohit Kumar
With the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) treating successful cyber attacks by "Operation Payback" as criminal offenses, a n...