Dhwani Meharchandani, Author at Security Boulevard
Data Leaked by Conti Ransomware

5 Deadliest Ransomware Gangs Terrorizing Organizations Worldwide

When it comes to cyber security, ransomware has become one of the biggest threats to organizations around the globe. According to a research conducted by Emsisoft, the average requested ransom has grown from $5,000 in 2018 to $200,000 in 2020!    With so many ransomware attacks succeeding in robbing organizations ... Read More
Weak Passwords Pose a Threat to IoT Devices

Cyber Threats Haunting IoT Devices in 2021

With new technological advancements coming to light every day, the supply and demand for IoT devices has increased significantly. Humans have started relying on these devices for even the most basic everyday functions. In fact, as per a study conducted by IDC, 4 out of 5 people check their phones ... Read More
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A Complete Guide to Watering Hole Attacks

Watering Hole Attack: The Attack Vector Used In Targeting Florida Water Utilities! Do you know that no less than 1,000 end-user computers visited the site infected by the attackers during the 58-day window! But what are these attacks and how do they affect an organization? Well, this blog sums it ... Read More
Recent Cyber Attack on Russain Defence Ministry

Top 8 Recent Cyber Attacks on Government Institutions Worldwide

Government organizations worldwide are at risk online. In this era of digitization, cyber criminals are more empowered than ever, leaving governments around the globe on unsure footing. Government entities globally have become one of the most popular targets amongst threat actors. With different economic and political motivations, cyber criminals have ... Read More
Cyber Security Growth Rate Statistics

Incredible Rise in Cyber Security Growth Rate!

Over the last few years, the rise in cyber crime has been in full swing all around the globe. This Increase in cyber criminal activity can be attributed to several factors such as the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, rising digitization and the frequent introduction of new technologies. The cyber ... Read More
CySecK | Shikha Pathak | Karthik Bappanad | Cyber Security Buffs: 02 | Webinar: Data Privacy

The Cyber Security Buffs: January 2021 Edition

Cyber Security Buffs conducted a webinar on 28th January 2021 to celebrate the occasion of Data Privacy Day. This webinar speculated the upcoming challenges and trends associated with data privacy. It focused on the policies and practices organizations should enforce to prevent data breaches and strengthen their data privacy framework.  ... Read More
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Third-party Data Breaches: A Rising Threat

As the infamous SolarWinds Attack wreaked havoc on several organizations around the world, the importance of including supply chain risk management in an organization’s security framework became glaringly clear. The attack served as a reminder that security and privacy risks can come from a variety of vectors, including third-party service ... Read More

Ransomware Attack Hits a Major US Oil Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline, one of the largest oil pipelines in the US, was hit by a ransomware attack that forced it to shut down. This 5,500-mile-long pipeline, which carries more than 100 million gallons of fuel from Houston to New York Harbour every day, has been forced to stay offline since ... Read More
BRM Advisory | Jo Stewart-Rattray | Cyber Security Buffs: 03 | Webinar: Cyber Security Awareness

The Cyber Security Buffs: March 2021 Edition

Cyber Security Buffs conducted a webinar on 25th March 2021. This webinar was focused on how the increase in cyber criminal activities is The post The Cyber Security Buffs: March 2021 Edition appeared first on Kratikal Blog ... Read More
10 Major Cyber Attacks in Q1 2021

10 Major Cyber Attacks Witnessed Globally in Q1 2021

Cyber crime has been on the rise for years now and it is not showing any signs of slowing down. To make it The post 10 Major Cyber Attacks Witnessed Globally in Q1 2021 appeared first on Kratikal Blog ... Read More