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May 2010

Beware of Trojan.Bredolab that sends fake iTunes Gift Certificate!

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Yesterday I received a suspicious email with a attachment. The mail had subject line as: Thank you for buying iTunes Gift Certificate! I am a iPhone user and do have my account at Apple Store. Initially a thought came in my mind like whether somebody had hacked into my Apple...

Prominent and efficient tools of Quick Heal Admin Console – Part 2

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This blog is the second part of Prominent and efficient tools of Quick Heal Admin Console blog series. In this part, I will provide information about the inception and features of yet another prominent and efficient tool of Quick Heal Admin Console i.e. Quick Heal Admin Console Standalone Update Manager....

Save our tigers website is compromised

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Yesterday while traveling to office I saw the hoarding of save tiger the on-going initiative undertaken by Aircel partnered with WWF-India to help “Save Our Tigers”. According to the latest Tiger census in India we have only 1411 left in wild. So I thought of joining this initiative by doing...

DHL Delivery Mail lead to Rogueware

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Below mail landed in my mailbox today with an attachment DHL_Tracking_NR.324-492383.zip, as curious user i went to check it ————————————————————————– Subject: DHL Tracking number #1488883 From: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Date: Tue, May 24, 2010 10:09 am To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Good morning, We were not able to deliver postal package you sent on the...

Vulnerability in 64-bit Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

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Microsoft has warned users of vulnerability in 64-bit Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. According to Microsoft’s Jerry Bryant they are investigating into a vulnerability in the Windows Canonical Display Driver (cdd.dll) that enables applications to use graphics and formatted text on the video display and printer. The vulnerability...

Prominent and efficient tools of Quick Heal Admin Console

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In an earlier blog of mine, I had announced the release of Quick Heal Admin Console 4.2 along with the host of enhancements incorporated with it. In this two-part blog series related to prominent tools of Quick Heal Admin Console, I will provide you some information about the inception and...

Indian PCs are most infected by Trojans and Trojan Downloaders

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The recently released Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 8 which highlights the statistics for last year shows that Indian PCs has more than 30% infection by Trojans and Trojan Downloaders together on all the infected computers in 2nd half of 2009. The spyware infection is surprisingly very low. Below is...

Microsoft Security Bulletin released for the month of May

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Microsoft has released its security bulletin summary for May 2010. This month Microsoft has released two bulletins, addressing a total of two vulnerabilities. Both the bulletins have been rated “Critical” and both the bulletins are related to “Remote Code Execution” vulnerability. The bulletins released this month provide security updates for...

“Account Alert” mail…..Nothing but a spam

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Like everyone, I keep on getting such stupid/funny mails. Yesterday, I received one such mail (shown above) on my Windows Live ID. The Subject is “ACCOUNT ALERT” which will make anyone to open the mail and so did I. The From field displays the name “Windows Live Team” but the...

PC2Mobile Scan patch released to support more mobile phones

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I would like to announce that the PC2Mobile Scan feature in Quick Heal Total Security has expanded the list of mobile phones supported. The release of the latest patch, within two months of the earlier patch release, is a strong indication of our constant and increasing focus in ridding malwares...