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September 2011

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Mozilla, a global non-profit organization dedicated to making the web better, released an update to Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux. Mozilla Firefox provides a speedy web browsing experience for users and has released new tools to help developers create faster websites and web apps. Firefox manages memory more efficiently...
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Mobile users in India are letting out a sigh of relief as unsolicited calls and text messages selling a wide spectrum of things ranging from credit card services to weight loss solutions have significantly come down. This is the first day of this improvement as the TRAI (Telecom regulatory Authority...
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We are glad to announce that we have released the Quick Heal 2012 Product Series. Quick Heal 2012 Products are now available across all segments – home users, small-medium companies and for the corporate sector as well. Registered users possessing Quick Heal 2011, 2010 or 2009 can upgrade to Quick...
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The number of email frauds occurring in India is on a rise. ‘Phishing scam’ refers to a fraudulent activity where the scammer sends fake emails to people and convinces them about the official validity of such mails. Surprisingly, I have come across a few emails which are targeting the RBI,...
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Recently we found this scam saying: “Tragic…this girl killed herself because of what her dad posted on her wall… how sad and wrong” It was posted via “My Best Stalkers” which seems to be some kind of facebook application. Furthermore, it uses a fake BBC video player to trick Facebook...
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Adobe has released a security patch for Adobe Flash Player that fixes several critical security vulnerabilities. Affected are all versions of Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier, for all supported operating systems (Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris) as well as Adobe Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier for the Android operating system....
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The new variant of W32.Xpaj is in the wild and it uses Entry Point Obfuscation (EPO) technique to infect the Windows executable files. This variant is one of the most complex polymorphic infector seen till date. It overwrites any random subroutine from executable with its own code and redirects few...
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This morning I want to inform you about another scam that was brought to my notice. This one involves Visa and MasterCard credit cards. There is a fake email doing the rounds and it carries a panicky subject line – “Important Notice to all Debit Card Users”. It also has...
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Once again Facebook scammers are trying to generate user curiosity by claiming to display a rare and shocking video – “Man in wheelchair falls down the elevator shaft”. Just like in previous Facebook scams, clicking on the link will take you to a genuine looking Facebook page which claims to...
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Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader X (10.1) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh, Adobe Reader 9.4.2 and earlier versions for UNIX and Adobe Acrobat X (10.1) and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities could cause the application to crash and potentially allow an attacker...