SNMP Vulnerability

Simple network Management Protocol(SNMP) runs UDP port 161 and 162 and is a widely deployed protocol used to monitor and Manage network Devices: to obtain information on and even configure various network devices remotely. It runs on any network device from hubs to routers and network printers to servers. SNMP clients also run in many workstations and Personal Computers. SNMP is also used in most of the network management packages for information gathering. Thought type and amount of data that can be accessed via SNMP depends upon the device on which it runs, it generally provides details of the hardware […]

Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malware that blocks access to computer system either by locking the systems screen or by encrypting files and folders usually demanding a ransom to unlock. For most of the new variants of ransomware, prevention has become the only guard since data recovery after attack is almost impossible.Though no huge harm has been done in Bhutan till date by Ransomware, personnel drives and PCs have been found infected and the trends elsewhere could soon be in. Statistics from Microsoft depicting ¬†Ransomware trends from December 2015 to May 2016 is as below: Source: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/portal/mmpc/shared/ransomware.aspx#what Most of the […]