Author: Reetwika Banerjee

Do Not Get Scammed by Fraudulent Scareware Alerts

Reading Time: 6 minutesReetwika, a cyber security expert, tells us how to protect ourselves from Scareware alerts. She gives invaluable tips to protect ourselves from such frauds, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive.  While browsing the internet, have you ever received a popup alert similar to this – “Our antivirus has detected dangerous malware in your […]

Secure Your WhatsApp from DroidSheep Hijacks

Reading Time: 4 minutesCyber Security expert, Reetwika, warns us from DroidSheep hijacks on WhatsApp and gives invaluable security tips, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Do you own an Android-based smartphone? Are you a WhatsApp freak? If your answers to the above questions are both yes, then congratulations! You are highly vulnerable to DroidSheep Attacks. Well, […]

Learn to Dodge BIN Attack with your Payment Cards

Reading Time: 6 minutesA cybersecurity expert, Reetwika tells us about a very fashionable cybercrime which is raving the global payment card industry with a snowballing trend of monetary scams, especially where the card is not present during transactions like e-commerce purchases, online payments etc. As a cardholder, it’s time for us to know how we are exposed to […]

Secure Your Smartphone from Zero Day Attack

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe snowballing boom in the mobile industry over the last decade has accelerated the scope of Zero Day Attacks and is quickly spreading across the globe like a pandemic. It’s quite common in Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices. And with the release of the new-fangled OS, online tools, mobile apps, web applications and trailblazing […]

Time to be Conscious About 4G Downgrade Attack

Reading Time: 6 minutesHave you ever pondered what does 4G really mean? Why is it beneficial to you? What are the security flaws in it? How can it be misused by cyber terrorists to create panic attacks? How can you, as an end user, be affected by its inherent vulnerabilities? Well, let us discuss some of the critical […]

Did You Know Microwave Oven can Prevent Carjacking!

Reading Time: 5 minutesA microwave oven or a refrigerator can really save your car from being stolen. Whosoever thinks only a computer or smartphone user can be targeted by a cybercriminal, should be warned that they are the biggest fools. Any technology user can become cyber attacker’s victim. Reetwika, a cybersecurity consultant, gives invaluable tips, in the weekly […]