What is Phishing ?

Definition The term phishing is a general term for the creation and use by criminals of e-mails and websites – designed to look like they come from well-known, legitimate and trusted businesses, financial institutions and government agencies – in an attempt to gather personal, financial and sensitive information. Why ? These criminals deceive Internet users into disclosing their bank […]

Tips to Be Safe From Phishing Attacks

As you know, phishing is a technique that involves tricking the user to steal confidential information, password ,etc, into thinking you are a confidential site. So far the hackers have used emails to launch this type of attack, but with the widespread use of social media networks and smartphones with internet access, the types of attacking are multiplying. These emails include a link that takes the […]

Phishing Takedown Services : What are they and how they work?

A dive into the historical backdrop of Phishing. Phishing is simply digital scams happening traditionally in banks only but now they happen every day and everywhere around us, what makes phishing even more dangerous is that hackers can use the information garnered from phishing to pivot into other systems of your organization. Phishing looks extremely […]

Be prudent towards cybersecurity before its too late

Hollywood movies give us an insight as to how it is going to feel when someone puts a gun on your head and asks you for ransom. The good part is we can anticipate the reaction and prevention of any such situation. However, virtual life is significantly different from the ones we see in reel […]

Don’t let new tactics get you phished!

Evolving and progressing in life goes hand in hand. One must always make efforts to progress so life doesn’t get stagnant. However, in recent years phishers seem to have taken this mantra way too seriously; as every year they tend to come up with new tactics to phish their victims. Just with the onset of […]

RBI New Set of Cyber Security Guidelines for Banks

While Information Security focuses on protecting confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information, Cyber Security protects cyberspace environment from cyber attacks.  RBI (Reserve Bank of India) “Cyber Security Policy” guides the Banks in India for designing and implementing next generation cyber protection capabilities. As per RBI, banks should implement basic cyber security controls to improve their […]

How to save yourself from falling into the “phishing trap”?

When we hear the word Phishing, what image do we visualize exactly? Don’t we see a fisherman, sitting with a fishing stick to trap fishes? Yes, we do. Oh! I think I’ve made a small mistake. I wrote “Phishing” instead of “Fishing”. But was it really a mistake that was made? No. I’ve written it […]

Phishing: The emergence of sinister side of the corporate world

“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” – General George Patton Well it seems like the youths of India are hitting the “bottom” so hard these days that their desires of bouncing back to the top, has blinded them from scrutinizing whether the opportunities they are getting are genuine or not. The […]

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