Petya Ransomware: The Devastating Cyber Threat You Need to Know About
In our modern-day digital world, cybersecurity has become one of the most crucial aspects of our daily lives. As our reliance on technology grows, so does the risk of cyber threats that lurk in the virtual realm. One of the most notorious types of malware that has made headlines in recent years is Petya ransomware. […]
Typosquatting: What is it, and how do you prevent it?
Typosquatting, commonly known as URL hijacking, is a social engineering scam where hackers impersonate legitimate domains for fraud or spreading malware. Scammers register domain names similar to legitimate domains of targeted, trusted entities, hoping to fool people by making them believe that they are interacting with the actual organization. Let’s understand it with an example, […]
WannaCry Ransomware Attack – The Most Dangerous Malware for Your Computer
With our lives being managed by technology, our dependence on phones and computers has increased to a fearful extent. Because of one’s involvement with gadgets, cell phons, and computers have become like phantom limbs that are missed when we are not using them. Now imagine that these gadgets that your life and entire schedule […]
The Hidden Dangers of the Dark Web: Learn About Dark Web Monitoring
How Dark Web Monitoring Helps to Avoid Data Breaches & Identity Theft Can you imagine a world where all your personal information is tucked inside your computers and safeguarded by a guardian? The guardian patrols the shadows of the internet, where most of the illegal activities are performed. Welcome to the world of dark web […]
Major Ransomware Attacks 2021-2022
Learn more about ransomware attacks Ransomware attacks have been rising and continue to grow more complex each year. Did you know that the first few months of 2021 saw nearly 500 million ransomware attacks? In this blog, we will be looking at some of the major ransomware attacks of 2021-2022 in greater detail. As […]
How to prevent Ransomware Attacks?
Ransomware attacks are everywhere, from small businesses to large organizations to local government entities. It’s up to cybersecurity providers like IMAGINE IT to help prevent ransomware attacks from being successful. With the advent of modern technology, many cybersecurity practices can help protect you from Ransomware – but before discussing that, let’s know a little […]
What is Cryptojacking & how to prevent it?
Cryptojacking is as cryptic as it sounds, but let’s try to demystify it and find out “What is Cryptojacking & how to prevent it?” In today’s digital age, filled with smartphones and computers in everyone’s pocket, people do almost all their financial transactions and shopping online. But every good thing comes with a downside, so […]
SQL injection attack: Definition, types & Prevention
SQL or Structured Query Language has been considered the standard for handling Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) since time immemorial. Now, RDBMS has become common for SQL databases to be connected. But as with every good thing, this too comes with SQL injection attack on data-driven web apps, also called SQLi attacks, which have been […]
Kaseya Ransomware Attack
The Kaseya Ransomware Attack was perpetuated on KASEYA, an IT solutions developer for MSPs and enterprise clients. On July 2, 2021, Kaseya announced that it had become a cyberattack victim over the American Independence Day weekend. Fred Voccola, CEO of Kaseya, said that less than 0.1% of the company’s customers were affected by […]