Phishing: An Insidious Threat to Financial Institutions

Phishing: An Insidious Threat to Financial Institutions

Phishing is a scam through which a person duped through the fake mails in order to get the important details such as account numbers and their passwords. Hijackers target the e-retailers, banks, credit card companies and other institutions and convince them to respond. Trojan keyloggers spyware is used to get hold on the important credentials direcrly. If we go with the records published by anti phishing working organizationfor the month of november, 17000 reports of unique phishing was received. Complained…

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Strong Authentication Measures for Enhanced Mobile Security

Strong Authentication Measures for Enhanced Mobile Security

Advanced authentication (AA) or strong authentication doesn’t limit to a password for an authentication. Other factors are also needed to ensure that the person who is about to access a system is the one who is permitted to do that or not. Authentic is been done these days either by password or Personal Identification Number (PIN), or through the smart card even physical characteristics are also included for authentication such as speech recognition or fingerprint authentication. Though all the types…

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E-mail Security: An Overview of Threats and Safeguards

E-mail Security: An Overview of Threats and Safeguards

E-mails these days have become the widest and most popular way of communication. An e-mail records lots of information of a person, hence it is quite prone to hacking. By hacking just an e-mail the attackers can easily take control of the confidential information of an individual or an organisation as well. Major threats to the emails are listed below: Malware: Malicious softwares such as Trojan horses, spyware and worms are used by the attackers to hack the emails. Malicious…

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Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Human Computer Interaction

Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Human Computer Interaction

The growing advancements in technology has played a prominent role in developing the great relationships between human and computer interactions. With each step both are coming closer and the things like, touch screens, keyboards, have further bridged the gap. You can notice how IT is taking over our daily lives, be it your vehicle or a coffee maker the computer is everywhere. Artificial Intelligence is the major breakthrough that has actually revolutionized each bit of human life. Major part of…

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AI can Benefit E-Commerce Businesses

AI can Benefit E-Commerce Businesses

Artificial intelligence, the word appear to be more sci-fi but to be true it is taking over almost all the major parts of our lives. Be it a security check at airport, cash register or self checkout, Artificial intelligence is everywhere. If we goes by the predictions made by the experts then by 2020 everything will be managed without human intervention. As an example you can see how fast automated emails and sms responds. When each and everything is going…

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