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USA moves against makers of the Dridex malware

USA has indicted and ordered the freezing of the assets of noted cybercriminal organisation, Evil Corp. Evil Corp is noted for its malware called Dridex which has affected companies of countries across the world including India, Malaysia, France, Italy and United Arab Emirates. Its targets of choice are smaller companies that did not possess sufficient ..



GravityRAT, a malware allegedly designed by Pakistani hackers, has recently been updated further and equipped with anti-malware evasion capabilities. RAT malware: The RAT was first detected by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team, CERT-In, on various computers in 2017. It is designed to infiltrate computers and steal the data of users, and relay the stolen data ..


India 3rd most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats

India is emerged as the 3rd most vulnerable country in terms of risk of cyber threats, such as malware, spam and ransomware, in 2017, as per latest report by security solutions provider ‘Symantec’. The list is topped by U.S., followed by China. The global threat ranking is based on 8 metrics: malware, spam, phishing, bots, ..