Entersoft Security Blog

Hacked and Secured! - The Hong Kong FinTech HackFest

Posted by Angad Gill on Jun 13, 2018 10:04:37 PM

Cyber security in FinTech is a growing concern, with no markets more directly impacted by its rise than banks, payments and Blockchain. Data from banks and other financial organisations is a premium target for hackers, offering clear incentives for their malicious attacks.

With this in mind, we launched the FinTech Hackfest - an event that saw white hat hackers from Entersoft, PwC and others, make Hong Kong Fintech products secure within 24 hours.

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Topics: Application Security, cybersecurity, FinTech Security, Hacks and news, Hong Kong, Security in Fintech, vulnerability

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Posted by Entersoft Team on Mar 22, 2018 9:10:18 PM

Adobe Flash Player is prone to an unspecified remote code-execution vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user running the affected applications. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause a denial-of-service condition. Adobe Flash Player version 28.0.0.137 and prior versions are vulnerable.

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Topics: cybersecurity, Hacks and news, cyber attack, vulnerability

Latest ICO Hacks and Pitfalls

Posted by Angad Gill on Feb 7, 2018 8:11:21 AM

ICO attacks are new normal in 2018. On an average 10 ICOs get hacked every month. Successful ICOs are all about correct execution. 

Most founders do not factor in the required cyber security practices to launch tokens and end up losing millions to silly hacks. ICO startups are left with very few options after a heist.

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Topics: Hacks and news, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, ethereum, blockchain

Entersoft to conduct IoT Hackfest in Bangalore

Posted by Mohan Gandhi on Nov 6, 2017 9:08:41 PM
Entersoft Security in collaboration with IOT Forum India and TIE Bangalore is conducting IOT Hackfest on 7th November 2017 at TiE Bangalore as a part of IOT Next

 

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Topics: Events, Hacks and news, IOT Security

New Vulnerability: Raspberry Pi Malware Mines Cryptocurrency

Posted by Entersoft Team on Jul 4, 2017 10:19:51 PM

What is Raspberry Pi?

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Topics: Application Security, cyber security, Hacks and news

Petya Ransomeware: An Overview

Posted by Entersoft Team on Jul 3, 2017 10:14:32 PM

What is Ransomware?

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Topics: cybersecurity, Hacks and news, cyber attack

Top Hacks of 2016

Posted by Japish on Jan 10, 2017 4:06:20 PM

As it turns out, 2016 was even worse than the popular public opinion, with cyber-attacks on major companies practically every day. It was a yearlong Christmas for cyber criminals. Some were politically motivated, most did it for money and a few special snowflakes just did it for the giggles. From Silicon Valley giants to top governmental organisations, everyone was affected as over a billions records were compromised. Here are a few (of the many, many) hacks from last year’s cyber-shitstorm:

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Topics: Application Security, cyber security, Hacks and news, IOT Security

Top 10 hacks of 2015

Posted by Angad Gill on Mar 10, 2016 5:16:00 AM

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In 2014 alone, more than one billion personal records were illegally accessed. 2014 has witnessed the hacks of high profile brands like Sony, the U.S. Postal Service, JP Morgan Chase, iCloud (for celebrity nude photos) and many more. Unfortunately, 2015 wasn't any better for IT security.

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Topics: Hacks and news