Satan ransomware raises its head again!

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:08:35 +0000

Satan ransomware first occurred in early 2017. And it has resurfaced with a new variant in 2018. We have seen it using new, innovative techniques to spread such as EternalBlue exploit to distribute over compromised networks.   This variant of Satan propagates using the below techniques: Mimikatz EternalBlue – exploit…

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Cryptojacking is when someone illegally uses your PC to make digital money + 8 facts

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:51:48 +0000

What attracts more than a magnet? You might have guessed it right – it is money! And where there is easy money, there is a lot of hustle and bustle. Till now, ransomware was seen as the ultimate cash cow for attackers – kidnap critical data and ask a ransom…

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Alert! Quick Heal detects banking Trojan malware seeking financial data using popular social media and banking apps

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:27:25 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has detected two banking Trojan malware designed to steal financial data by using popular social and banking apps. Reading this post will help you understand how this malware works and how can you protect yourself against it. What is a banking Trojan? Banking Trojans (also known…

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CVE-2018-5002 – Adobe Flash Player Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Alert!

Credit to Author: Sameer Patil| Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 09:59:53 +0000

The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-5002 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-19 on June 7, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild exploit is being used in limited, targeted attacks and it…

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Quick Heal detects banking Trojans imitating popular social media and banking apps in India

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:40:33 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has spotted two banking Trojan malware. These malware imitate some popular social and banking apps. While doing so, they gain access to some security permissions on the infected device which allow them to steal the user’s banking credentials. The malware are able to do this by…

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Quick Heal detects another banking Trojan imitating popular banking apps in India

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:40:33 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has spotted a banking Trojan malware. The malware imitates some popular social, banking and finance apps. While doing so, it gains access to some security permissions on the infected device which allow it to steal the user’s banking credentials. The Trojan is able to do this…

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Myths about mobile security and facts that debunk them

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 08:45:31 +0000

When it comes to desktop computers, people go for the best security software. But when the talk is about their mobile security, odds are, they are least bothered. Most think that their mobile devices are less vulnerable to cyberattacks than their computers; that however, is a myth, and probably a…

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Cryptocurrency mining rampage throttles Linux machines – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Amar Patil| Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 11:44:28 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs recently came across a Linux-based Monero (XMR) miner. Monero (XMR) is one of the top 15 cryptocurrencies. It can be mined easily on any machine using its CPU computation power. This is one of the reasons why it is preferred to Bitcoin or Ethereum which are…

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Cryptocurrency mining rampage throttles Linux machines

Credit to Author: Amar Patil| Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 11:44:28 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs recently came across a Linux-based Monero (XMR) miner. Monero (XMR) is one of the top 15 cryptocurrencies. It can be mined easily on any machine using its CPU computation power. This is one of the reasons why it is preferred to Bitcoin or Ethereum which are…

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