UBoatRAT – New Variant Of Remote Access Trojan(RAT) Hits East Asia

UBoatRAT use Google Drive links as its primary source of distribution. The RAT's "Command and Control Centre" (C&C) comes from GitHub, and to maintain persistence, it uses "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" (BITS) by Microsoft Windows. The malware was first seen in May 2017, back then it used a simple HTTP backdoor through a compromised web …

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Google detects ‘Tizi’ backdoor stealing info from Android

Google has detected an bot 'Tizi', which has been stealing information from call records and also from social media apps like Facebook, WhatsApp, and also take pictures from mobile phones without even displaying them on the screen of the device. "Tizi is a fully featured backdoor that installs spyware to steal sensitive data from popular …

Steganography: A Safe Haven for Media Embedded with Malware

Steganography, or the practice of concealing a file, message, image or video within another file, message, image or video, may be an older technique, but it continues to be an incredibly versatile and effective method for obscuring or hiding information in plain sight. In 2017, IBM X-Force has identified three different malware samples in network …

IB High Alert : China spying through apps, delete them now

In a fresh advisory issued at the international border, the Intelligence Bureau (IB) has warned that China be collecting vital information about the Indian security installations through there popular mobile phone apps and devices. According to reports, the advisory issued by the DIG (Intelligence) has directed to delete a number of mobile applications from their …

AI IoT Startup HAL Robotics launched in India

Gurgaon-based startup, HAL Robotics, has launched its operations to help enterprises gain better visibility and control over key business metrics in real-time via its IoT data platform and product-suite. HAL Robotics seamlessly integrates custom-designed plug-and-play sensors, wireless protocols, and AI-powered IoT data platform, into an easy-to-use, simple & DIY (do-it-yourself) deployment. Enterprises can deploy these …

India ranked 7th in Global Web App Attacks

India has been ranked seventh on the list of target countries for Web Application Attacks globally in the third quarter this year, indicating an urgent need to beef up application and infrastructure security in the country, a new report said on Wednesday. When it comes to cyber attacks originating from a country, India saw a …

India ready to take a Step Forward from Analytics to AI

India’s deployment of Data Analytics in its public spheres in the past few years is ready to graduate to the next level of introducing artificial intelligence (AI) across a swathe of areas such as healthcare, education, subsidies and benefits tracking, and data security, a senior central government official has said. But, the introduction of AI …