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Why is Cybersecurity Knowledge Essential?

Cybersecurity knowledge is vital for all those who use the internet, whether on PCs or mobile phones. Most of you might think of cybersecurity as a separate, niche career. You may think it's not a skill that the average person should learn or think about. But that's not the case in today's digital world. In this modern digital age, we have to live digitally by using our phones, laptops, electronic devices, and so on. Since you use these devices, you shouldn't consider cybersecurity as a niche area of knowledge because you should protect yourself against cyberattacks. By learning ab...
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How to Promote Cybersecurity Awareness in Students?

Cybercrimes are becoming a severe threat to our day to day lives. We can see thousands of cybercrimes happening around us daily. It isn’t only businesses or organisations are affected by these crimes; individuals are also affected and can suffer great losses. Therefore, we should ensure we secure ourselves from these types of attacks. Attacks against businesses and individuals have double in the last five years, so people should look at new ways to secure themselves from those cybercrimes. That's why security awareness is vital for everyone. As we're talking about students in this ...
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Job Opportunities in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity attacks are increasing at a rapid pace in this digital world. The demand for highly qualified security engineers who can defend against such attacks is at its peak. Companies are striving to pick the best cybersecurity engineers to protect their businesses. According to the Global Information Workforce Study, there will be a shortage  of 1.8 million cybersecurity professionals by 2022. NASSCOM has reported that India alone would need nearly 1 million cybersecurity professionals by 2020. So there is a massive demand for certified security professionals. In general...
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K7 Computing Presenting Twice at AVAR 2017

K7 Computing Presenting Twice at AVAR 2017
It is with pride that we announce that two K7 researchers will be presenting at the AVAR 2017 international security conference to be held in Beijing, CHINA next week. Raja Babu Annamalai (Research Team Lead, K7 Threat Control Lab) and Georgelin Manuel(Software Developer, K7 Engineering) will be presenting their research work at the prestigious 20thchapter of the Anti-Virus Asia Researchers (AVAR) conference on malware antibodies and the use of machine learning algorithms for malware detection. Since 1998, AVAR has been playing a significant role in curbing the spread of viruses worldwid...
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Do Not Panic! – K7 Computing demystifies the “Android Banking Trojan”

Do Not Panic! – K7 Computing demystifies the “Android Banking Trojan”
K7 Threat Control Lab has provided a threat advisory on the recently reported ‘Android Banking Trojan’, which incidentally is not as recent as it is presumed to be. A storm in a tea cup indeed. The ‘Android Banking Trojan’ also referred as Bankbots, targeting banking applications is nothing new.  It has been seen in the mobile malware world for quite some time now. K7 Threat Control Lab has also emphasized that none of the banking apps that have been named are compromised, nor are they at some super high risk. However it is strongly advised that users ensure that a robust and up-to-date ...
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K7 Products are Compatible with Meltdown & Spectre Patches!

K7 Products are Compatible with Meltdown & Spectre Patches!
K7 Products: 2018 has begun with panic in media and security circles about serious microprocessor vulnerabilities exploited by Proof-of-Concept code nicknamed “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. These hardware vulnerabilities are present in the chips manufactured by Intel, AMD and ARM, thereby affecting the vast majority of Windows, Mac, Android and Linux devices. These vulnerabilities have three CVE numbers: CVE Number Description CVE-2017-5715 Branch Target Injection; exploited by Spectre CVE-2017-5753 Bounds Check Bypass’ exploited by Spectre CVE-2017-5754 Rogue Data C...
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