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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Vulnerabilities found in Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter of Lenovo laptop chipsets

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:07:22 +0000

Vulnerabilities found in Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter of Lenovo laptop chipsets Lenovo recently released an advisory, warning customers about two critical Broadcom vulnerabilities which impact 25 models of its popular ThinkPad lineup. The Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets used by Lenovo ThinkPad devices are affected by the CVE-2017-11120 & CVE-2017-11121 vulnerabilities. Both these issues…

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Malspam campaigns exploiting recent MS Office vulnerability ‘CVE-2017-11882’ – An Analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Aniruddha Dolas| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:12:34 +0000

No wonder malspam campaigns are a major medium to spread malware. Previously, we have written about such campaigns making use of MS Office malware such as malicious macro, CVE-2017-0199, CVE-2017-8759 and DDE-based attack. Recently, we have started observing various malspam campaigns exploiting the latest MS Office vulnerability CVE-2018-11882. Let’s take a look…

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Malspam campaigns exploiting recent MS Office vulnerability ‘CVE-2017-11882’

Credit to Author: Aniruddha Dolas| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:12:34 +0000

No wonder malspam campaigns are a major medium to spread malware. Previously, we have written about such campaigns making use of MS Office malware such as malicious macro CVE-2017-0199, CVE-2017-8759 and DDE-based attack. Recently, we have started observing various malspam campaigns exploiting the latest MS Office vulnerability CVE-2018-11882. Let’s take a…

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What do we need to know about the CPU exploits Meltdown and Spectre?

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:02:09 +0000

What exactly is a vulnerability? A security vulnerability (also known as a security hole) is a security flaw detected in a product that may leave it open to hackers and malware. Using such vulnerabilities, attackers can exploit the affected system/product for their profit in various ways. What is an exploit? Exploits…

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What do we need to know about the CPU vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre?

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:02:09 +0000

What exactly is a vulnerability? A security vulnerability (also known as a security hole) is a security flaw detected in a product that may leave it open to hackers and malware. Using such vulnerabilities, attackers can exploit the affected system/product for their profit in various ways. What is an exploit? Exploits…

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Cybersecurity Predictions: What to expect in 2018

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2017 13:08:50 +0000

At the risk of being pessimistic, I’d say that 2017 wasn’t such as a great year for cybersecurity. Why? Well, where do I begin? Before we get on with the cybersecurity predictions for 2018, let’s take a quick flashback of 2017 2017 was riddled with cybersecurity mayhems: WannaCry – the…

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Cybersecurity Predictions: What to expect in 2018?

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2017 13:08:50 +0000

At the risk of being pessimistic, I’d say that 2017 wasn’t such as a great year for cybersecurity. Why? Well, where do I begin? 2017 – a quick flashback 2017 was riddled with cybersecurity mayhems: WannaCry – the biggest ransomware attack in history; took down over 300,000 computers worldwide, closely…

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Want to scam an online scammer? Here’s how you can do it with Re:scam

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:28:12 +0000

How many times have you received an email congratulating you about winning a lottery of $1 Million or that your bank account will be suspended unless you take an action like clicking on a link to update your bank details? I’d guess, at least once in your lifetime. And even…

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Malspam Campaign using CVE-2017-0199 Targets Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, and other important Industries

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 08:39:49 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has come across various email campaigns that are actively exploiting the famous vulnerability CVE-2017-0199 in their bid to target prominent private industries in India. CVE-2017-0199 was a zero-day vulnerability reported in April 2017 by two different security firms. Almost all of the MS Office versions were…

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