Cybercriminals use social engineering techniques to trick users into providing login credentials, initiating fraudulent transactions or unknowingly install ransomware.
The phenomenally damaging cyberattack on British Airways last week saw the haemorrhaging of information from over 385,000 transactions, credit card and personal details included.
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Earlier this week high street retailer Superdrug was contacted by a lone hacker claiming that they had stolen the personal information of up to 20,000 customers and demanded a ransom in exchange for the information. This included customers' names, addresses, and other personal details, but no payment or card information.
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The sheer widespread usage of e-mails, both on a personal and on a professional basis by sheer billions of people, means hackers and cyber criminals can target multiple people at once.
One of the major concerns analyzed by the IT and Security team of BVG India Ltd. was malware and ransomware attacks. The suspected reasons behind these attacks were phishing emails or unauthorized web browsing.