Fireeye Cyber Breach – PART I

Fireeye Breach

No organization is 100% secure – ever! FireEye is one of the world’s renowned cybersecurity firms with customers including major government agencies and enterprise customers around the world. The company is known for its world-class research on state-sponsored threat actors and its incident response capabilities. On 8th December 2020, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia said in a public statement that they were recently attacked by a highly sophisticated threat actor. “This attack is different from the tens of thousands of incidents we have responded to throughout the years. The attackers tailored…

Manchester United Cyber Attack

Manchester United Cyber attack

“A Cyber Gun to the Head” The Red Devils were attacked and it is believed that the cyber criminals are holding them to ransom for millions of pounds after hacking into their system. Manchester United released a statement late on Friday, 20 Nov of an attack on their IT systems that took place that very evening. The attack was identified and shut down by the cyber defences set up by the club’s IT team. It’s rumoured to be a ransomware attack for which the club has neither agreed or denied…

What is Cybersecurity?

What is cybersecurity? this is one of the most important thing to be aware of if you are connected to the internet.

Ever since the introduction of the internet the term cyber security has become very prominent and one of the most searched terms on the internet. And more importantly, the accelerated growth of the internet has also paved the way for cyber criminals using different techniques to launch an attack against a targeted victim connected to the internet.

Basics of Malware- An overview

“A good read on the types of malware and the ways to protect yourself from them! ” Protecting against malware has become a primary goal for organisations and also  a very complicated process these days because of the different forms they come in and the fact that they are hard to detect and eradicate. What is Malware? Malware is a script, code or a software that is designed to interrupt computer operations, gather confidential information, gain unauthorised access to computer systems without permission of the owner. Its primary function is…

Ransomware and Leakware- Prime Century for Cybercriminals

Ramsomware ,Virus

”Prime Century for Cyber-criminals” Gone are the days of roadside bandits and thieves, the 21st century has brought with its own set of challenges where the bandits hold on to the possession you care the most which are your data be it your personal or professional data. The digital age and explosion of data we consume and produce have become the new target to be held ransom to be aware and wake up. What is Ransomware?Ransomware is a malicious software/ malware which slips into your systems without raising suspicion and…