INFOGRAPHIC: Quick Heal Annual Threat Report 2018 | Key Findings

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:46:37 +0000

The Quick Heal Annual Threat Report 2018 is up and it puts together information that concerns individuals and business owners alike. It gives an insight into how the cybersecurity landscape shaped up in 2017 and how it is going to be in 2018. This infographic presents a quick overview of…

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A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10:30 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this…

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Bogus hack apps hack users back for cryptocash

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:30:00 +0000

Recently, we discovered a gold mine of fake hack apps that mine for Monero cryptocurrency and serve up annoying adware.

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How to remove adware from your PC

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:54:00 +0000

Half the battle in avoiding adware is reading install wizards and EULAs very carefully. But let’s be real: no one does that. Here’s how to remove adware from your PC in a few easy steps.

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Scam Alert! Beware of online surveys promising free iPhone X

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:44:52 +0000

Ever came across an online survey that promised you a handsome prize? I did. And here’s what happened. While I was going about my daily work on the Internet, I came across the below page.   As you can see, I received a congratulatory message for being a loyal Google…

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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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