Quick Heal Total Security receives BEST+++ certification from AVLab in Fileless Malware Protection Test

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:14:28 +0000

AVLab is an independent organization that conducts tests on security software for corporate networks and individual user devices. These tests are conducted by using malicious software, tools, and bypassing security techniques that are used in real cyberattacks. In October 2017, AVLab conducted a Fileless Malware Protection Test. In this test,…

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Phony WhatsApp used Unicode to slip under Google’s radar

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:13:12 +0000

After a troubling week for Google not so long ago, the company is under the spotlight once more for missing a phony Whatsapp that, after further investigation by several members of Reddit, was found laden with adware.

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Fake WhatsApp Apps on Google Play – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:41:56 +0000

A couple of fake WhatsApp apps found their way into the Google Play Store. These apps’ pages , names and developer title ‘WhatsApp Inc.’ look similar to the ones of the original WhatsApp app. Quick Heal Security Labs ran an analysis on these apps and this post outlines the results….

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Beware of the WhatsApp spam message that begins with ‘Have you seen this?’

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:00:59 +0000

A few days back I received a message from one of my contacts on WhatsApp. The message read, “OMG!! Have you seen this? link” As you may have noticed, the message does not say much but has a link bearing the name of a popular online store. I didn’t click…

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Yet more mobile adware found in Google Play

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:25:29 +0000

Two new mobile adware variants were found in the Google Play store—all in one week.

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Mobile Menace Monday: despicable adware

Credit to Author: Gleb Malygin| Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:00:16 +0000

Are you wondering how that mysterious icon ended up on your Android phone’s start screen? Annoyed at the ads clogging your notification bar? It’s adware, and you aren’t alone.

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A week in security (October 02 – October 08)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 20:26:06 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 2nd of October to the 8th of October. We touched on the VB2017, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and more.

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Using ILSpy to analyze a small adware file

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:19:25 +0000

ILSpy is an open-source .NET assembly browser and decompiler. We demonstrate its use looking at a simple adware file.

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How to tell if your Mac is infected

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:00:31 +0000

It’s time to start taking a closer look at your Mac. Is it acting like its normal, reliable self? Or is it exhibiting strange behavior? Here’s how to tell if your Mac is infected.

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Solution Corner: Malwarebytes for Mac

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:00:22 +0000

Mac users have been told for years: Macs don’t get viruses. That’s not true! Stay protected with Malwarebytes for Mac.

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