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The act of phishing is immoral as well as illegal. If you fall prey to it, it can harm you greatly. Ensure you are...
Cybercriminals are using Adobe files to help them avoid detection by some email gateways. By including links in these PDF files, the cybercriminal can know that if you open the PDF and click the link, you will be taken to a web page that mimics an authentic one.
With the increase in digital currency, fraud has also been on the rise. Every month, 80,000 frauds worth Rs 200 crores are committed with 50% of UPI financial frauds committed through various mechanisms like luring customers into making unauthorized payments or installing malware and scamming them into using an unauthorized app.
It's designed to help users protect against advanced hacking by protecting their data through high-security settings like locking apps, control over location settings, and the prevention of certain actions.
CPUs are exposed to cyber-attacks in several ways, through vulnerabilities in the CPU itself and through vulnerabilities in the software that runs on the CPU.
The Hertzbleed Vulnerability is a serious security flaw that was discovered in April of 2014. The flaw gets its name from the fact that it affects the "heartbeat" extension of OpenSSL, which is used to keep alive the SSL/TLS connection between two systems.
Clop encrypts your data and forces the victim to pay a ransom for a key to recover it. However, the ransom can cost anywhere from $500 to $1500 in various cryptocurrencies.
While QR codes can be a convenient way to share information, they can also be used by scammers for phishing attacks.
Hacking of healthcare organizations, financial service companies, manufacturing, and utilities is on the rise. Threats such as phishing, malware, and credential stuffing pose the most severe risk of data breaches.
MountLocker typically spreads through email attachments or infected websites. Once it's on your computer, it will scan your hard drive for files to encrypt. Once it has encrypted your files, It then displays a ransom note asking you to pay a fee (usually in Bitcoin) to get the decryption key and recover your files.