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February 2011

Microsoft has released the first official service pack for Windows 7 on February 22, 2011. This is an important update that includes previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Windows 7. SP1 also includes new improvements to features and services in Windows 7, such as improved reliability when connecting...
We have observed that cyber criminals are sending fake emails about tax refund. This is a latest cyber crime activity where they are trying to trap innocent users aimed at extracting bank details in the pretext of tax refund notification. The mails that you may receive about income tax refund...
Technical Description A vulnerability has been identified in Microsoft Windows, which could be exploited by remote attackers or malicious users to cause a denial of service or take complete control of a vulnerable system. This issue is caused by a heap overflow error in the “BowserWriteErrorLogEntry()” function within the Windows...
With the beginning of warm up matches, the fever of cricket’s biggest carnival is rising. Every cricket fan is feeling its heat & we have good news for all those cricket crazy fans – “Quick Heal’s Crazy about Cricket” scheme. One more reason to cheer!! To participate in the scheme,...
Microsoft has released an “important, non-security update” ( KB971029) that restricts Autorun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. This update is apply for Windows XP/Vista/non-Windows 7. Applying this update will help in curbing the malwares using the Autorun feature as mentioned in This blog. We...
People have started getting the following email claiming that “Facebook Copyrights Department” has detected unusual Copyrights activity linked to your Facebook account , please follow the link bellow to fill the Copyright Law form. http://www.facebook.com/application_form When we click on this URL “http://www.facebook.com/application_form”, it redirects to below URL and the “bot.exe”...
Facebook photos have become a new target for cyberthieves looking to direct users to malicious sites. Recently spam chat and email message were sent from compromised Facebook user account to their friend list. The Facebook chat messages include text such as “hahahah foto” and the phony Facebook application pages. Clicking...
Fake AVG Antivirus 2011 is a rouge antivirus program which is designed to mislead people. At first the rougware program may give user the impression that it is the legitimate antivirus program AVG, but in reality it is only a fake version of the original software. Fake scan websites that...
Autorun is a most common default feature in Windows operating systems. It was introduced in the Windows XP which enables media and devices to launch programs by use of commands listed in a file autorun.inf, stored in the root directory. Now a days this feature is mostly utilized by malware...