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Google Chrome to Block Entrust Certificates Starting November 2024

Google has recently shared that its Chrome web browser will now block web destinations relying on certificates from Entrust starting from approximately November 1, 2024. This action has been taken following several years of Entrust non-compliance and security challenges that the company has not been able to handle well. As…
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Passwordless SSH: The Future of Secure Remote Access and Automation

Introduction SSH is a flagship technology of remote server access and safe data transfer software that runs across whole businesses and makes their data secure. SSH, through SSL, squeezes out the security points, even for remote connections. Recommended: What Is SSH (Secure Shell)? How does the SSH Protocol work? […
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What are Bots and Bot Traffic? How to Detect, Stop & Prevent Bot Attacks?

Introduction In the current information era, bots have become the crucial elements of online communications, completing different functions and almost fully automating processes and tasks. In contrast, not every bot is created similarly – some are meant to be helpful while giving a positive user experience. Still, others could lead…

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Comodo PositiveSSL vs RapidSSL: Difference Explained

RapidSSL and Comodo PositiveSSL are renowned companies that will assist you in quickly narrowing down the choices you make if you’re looking for the best and most affordable SSL certificate for your website. These certificates offer industry-standard encryption, appealing site seals, and comprehensive warranties at the lowest prices for SSL…
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What is Certificate Lifecycle Management (CLM) in Cybersecurity? [Detailed Guide]

Digital certificate management is vital to maintaining a secure and trusted cybersecurity environment. Every single legitimate website that uses a certificate must understand the importance of CLM or Certificate Lifecycle Management. Here, we’ll delve into what CLM means, why it’s important, and how organizations can effectively implement it. What is…
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Digital Signature vs Electronic Signature: Examples, Differences, Pros and Cons

What are Digital Signatures? Digital signatures are digital security approaches used to provide authenticity and integrity of digital documents or messages. They consist of the public key infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic hashing functions, which are used to create unique signatures that are irreversibly linked to the identity of the person…
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Check Point Alerts Users to Zero-Day Attacks on Their VPN Gateway Products

Check Point released a security alert on May 28, 2024, regarding CVE-2024-24919. This high-severity information disclosure vulnerability affects Check Point Security Gateway devices set up with the “IPSec VPN” or “Mobile Access” software blade. Check Point is warning users about a zero-day vulnerability that threat actors have been exploiting in…
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Brute Force Attack: Types, Examples, Tools, Prevention

If you use the Internet or have an online presence, you are probably vulnerable to security breaches or attacks. One such attack that is very common is the Brute Force attack. In fact, of all the breaches caused by hacking, 80% of breaches involve brute force or the use of…
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What is a Data Breach? Top Causes & Examples of Human Error Data Breaches

Despite increasing security investments, we are still prone to many security threats, and one of the most common threats is data breaches. But you know what? 95% of data breaches occur due to human errors. Yes, it’s strange because we are more responsible for making our data vulnerable in the…
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What is Ransomware? Everything to Know About Ransomware Attacks

Among the various cybersecurity threats, Ransomware is the most feared, with 72.7% of all organizations becoming victims of this attack in 2023. Given such huge numbers, it’s very important to protect against this attack. How to do that? By understanding what ransomware is and how it operates. In this blog,…
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Fraudsters Leveraging Quick Assist Feature for Ransomware Attacks

Cybercriminals with a monetary incentive use Windows Quick Assist in social engineering schemes to infect victims’ networks with Black Basta ransomware payloads. Microsoft has been looking at this effort since at least mid-April 2024. Based on their observations, the threat group (Storm-1811) began email bombing the target after adding their…
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The 15-year-old Ebury Botnet Compromised 400,000 Linux Servers

Since 2009, around 400,000 Linux servers have been compromised by a malware botnet known as Ebury; as of late 2023, over 100,000 servers remained hacked. Over the previous 15 years, the malware has infected at least 400,000 Linux servers, according to researchers with the cybersecurity company ESET. As of late…
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Phishing Attacks Explained: How to Spot and Prevent Online Scams?

With the progress of the digital world, cybercrime has gotten to the surface, and now, unfortunately, phishing is one of their favorite targeting methods. The fraudsters use these attacks to make people disclose confidential details that come under deep personal information, like login credentials, credit card numbers, and so on.…
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What is Cyber Security Audit? Importance, Best Practices and Strategies

What is a Cyber Security Audit? Cyber security audits are the systematic analysis of an organization’s agents, policies, and procedures, with the help of which one can identify the discrepancies, risks, and vulnerabilities in organizing the information systems and compliance to the standards. The main role of the cybersecurity audit…
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NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0: The Gold Standard for Proactive Cyber Defense

Introduction In the cyber world, where cyber threats are progressing ahead of speed, cybersecurity has become so crucial, and almost everybody thinks that cybersecurity factors are their most urgent need. Meanwhile, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), disregarding the responsibility, provided a resolution to this concern by designing…