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eScan's Threat Predictions for 2017

With 2017 knocking on our doors, we have to tread our path very carefully, as we at eScan have every reason to believe that 2017 would present more challenges to IT Security than ever before.

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 January 2017 03:58

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Rs.45,000 Stolen in few seconds Blindly embraced digital life, You could be next!! Stay protected

A friend of mine lost 45,000 Rs. in few seconds, seemingly the legal way. Late in the evening, he received a phone call from the bank. He had faced problems earlier too. The bankers wanted to know a few details, which was always advised by the bank not to be shared ever to anyone even bank officials. However, the Banker was very courteous and the banker knew the UserID, Password, and just wanted the verification number sent through the SMS to help him protect his precious savings.  In few minutes thereafter, his money vanished in to various online wallets and recharge services, to the thin air.

IoT devices, PoS systems and ATMs will be under attack in 2017; predicts Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today released its annual security predictions report, "The Next Tier – 8 Security Predictions for 2017." The number of new ransomware families is predicted to plateau, only growing 25 percent, but will branch out into IoT devices and non-desktop computing terminals, like PoS systems or ATMs. Vendors will not secure IoT and IIoT devices in time to prevent denial of service and other attacks. The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their tactics to capitalize on the changing technology landscape.

VB100 Certifies eScan for its robustness in stability

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, received VB100 certification for itseScan Internet Security Suite(Version 14) for the tests conducted inAugust 2016 by VB100.The VB100 award is designed to test a product's capabilities to detect all current in-the-wild threats on the platform under test, with no false positives detected and to scan the speed of the product. The test, conducted on Windows 10 platform, assessed the company's product in fighting Malware that is on an unprecedented rise. eScan showcased robust stability and detection levels in the tests done under various stringent parameters.

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 December 2016 15:50

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Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card Falls to 70 Percent with a "C-" Overall Grade for 2017

Tenable Network Security®, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, released findings today from the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card, in which the world's information security practitioners gave global cybersecurity readiness a "C-" average with an overall score of 70 percent.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 December 2016 07:51

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