A recent .NET Framework zero day Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8759) is dropping Infostealer malware- An analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:56:40 +0000

.NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8759) is a code injection vulnerability in the SOAP WSDL parser of .net framework. This vulnerability was a zero-day when it was spotted in the wild. Quick Heal Security Labs had released advisory in the month of September 2017 to address it. This vulnerability…

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A recent .NET Framework zero day Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8759) is dropping Infostealer malware

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:56:40 +0000

.NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2017-8759) is a code injection vulnerability in the SOAP WSDL parser of .net framework. This vulnerability was a zero-day when it was spotted in the wild. Quick Heal Security Labs had released advisory in the month of September 2017 to address it. This vulnerability…

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CVE-2017-11826 – Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability – an Alert by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:14:57 +0000

The recent zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office vulnerability CVE-2017-11826 enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. According to a recently published blog post, this vulnerability is being exploited in the wild. Microsoft has released a security update on October 10, 2017, to fix this issue. Vulnerable…

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1.3 Lakh stolen from a Mumbai-based man’s bank account in a scam asking him to link phone to Aadhaar

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:59:51 +0000

In yet another incident of bank fraud, Paul (name changed for privacy reasons), a Mumbai-based man lost Rs. 1.3 Lakh from his bank account. Here’s what happened based on the story narrated by him in a Facebook post. After linking our Aadhaar card to bank accounts and PAN, we are…

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Mumbai-based man asked to link phone number to Aadhaar card, loses 1.3 Lakh

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:59:51 +0000

In yet another incident of bank fraud, Paul (name changed for privacy reasons), a Mumbai-based man lost Rs. 1.3 Lakh from his bank account. Here’s what happened based on the story narrated by him in a Facebook post. After linking our Aadhaar card to bank accounts and PAN, we are…

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How a ransomware infects your computer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:11:19 +0000

Education is a constant process – it never stops. While we have spoken about ransomware at great lengths in the past, there is no reason why we should not be doing that again. Ransomware is probably the most dreaded cyberthreat that can strike anyone and at anytime unless we prepare…

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How does a ransomware infect your computer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:11:19 +0000

Education is a constant process – it never stops. While we have spoken about ransomware at great lengths in the past, there is no reason why we should not be doing that again. Ransomware is probably the most dreaded cyber threat that can strike anyone and at anytime lest we…

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A fileless malware uses a unique technique – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 05:39:51 +0000

Spam email campaigns have increased with the use of multiple random techniques which improve the efficiency of payload distribution to spread malware to more number of users. These attacks have been randomly observed to have increased rapidly in numbers; similar techniques, observed first time in mid-2014, were used in the…

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This Diwali, let’s think beyond sweets and lamps for gifting our loved ones. Let’s think security

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:12:03 +0000

Every year around this time, every corner in the country lights up with a warm and balmy glow of candles, diyas, and slow flickering lamps. A distinct sound tears through the hustle of crowded streets and busy roads – the familiar boom of crackers lightning up the night sky and…

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31 tips on Internet Security you should totally follow [INFOGRAPHIC]

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:54:17 +0000

October is observed as Cyber Security Month which is an annual campaign organized to raised awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. Here’s an infographic that puts together 31 tips on Internet Security that will help you protect your digital devices, identity, and personal information from all types of threats on…

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Evolution of jRAT JAVA Malware – An analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Pavankumar Chaudhari| Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:38:25 +0000

jRAT (Java Based Remote Access Trojans) malware is not new but its activity has increased recently in the last few months and they are targeting various organizations. Per day, Quick Heal Security Labs identifies thousands of spam emails carrying weaponized JAR as attachments targeting users. These malicious JAR i.e., jRAT…

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