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Today I received an unusual email which was supposedly sent by “Indian Income Tax Department” indicating that I am eligible to receive a tax refund of Rs. 820.50. Below is the image giving idea about how the email looked like. This reminded me of fake Income Tax Refund website that...
Internet Systems Consortium announced the release of the BIND 9.6.1-P3 security patch to address two cache poisoning vulnerabilities, “both of which could allow a validating recursive nameserver to cache data which had not been authenticated or was invalid.” More details follow below links CVE-2010-0097 CVE-2009-4022v6
Recently Indian government official admitted that there was an attempt to attack and steal the information from offices of National Security Adviser through hacker attack. More details on this news announcement can be found at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/China-tried-to-hack-Indias-computers-Narayanan/articleshow/5473640.cms The announcement was made only after looking at similar attack news in US of...
A remotely exploitable vulnerability in QuickTime has been discovered. Information on vulnerable version of QuickTime available on Bugtraq 32540 The vulnerability can be exploited by malformed .mov files. The latest version of QuickTime is not affected by this vulnerability.
After the holiday season is over and people resumed their office with new year work load ahead, it all started with phishing scam on one of the India’s popular nationalized bank. Since 8th January I had been observing that I had been receiving phishing emails targeting Punjab National Bank of...
New Google Android based mobiles phone are being released one by one and the trend of fraudulent android applications has started to surface.Among the several applications that were available on Android Market, it was observed that few moblie banking applications were providing the facility of just connecting the user to...
Some user reported of receiving mail from BANK OF INDIA with subject line “BANK OF INDIA -Beware of fraudulent emails”. The Bank seem to be woken up by the recent surge to fraudulent emails targeting their users. The mail contains an attachment named “Take_Care_from_Phishing_emails.doc” which provides some Tips for safe...