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June 2016

How to Protect Yourself from ATM Skimming_tips_security
It so happens that a vacation taken by a cyber security expert turns out to be yet another eye-opener for many. While holidaying in Vienna, Austria, cyber security expert Benjamin Tedesco comes across a well-camouflaged ATM skimming machine. Before we continue, let us tell you a little about what is...
Kovter_the_fileless_click_fraud_malware
Kovter Trojan has been in effect since 2013. Being fileless, Kovter is different and stealthier than other Trojan families. It employs various anti-debugging, anti-VM, anti-sandboxing techniques, and has checks for identification of different security analysis tools. It uses different encryption techniques for different purposes. Like other Trojans, Kovter gathers user...
How-to-Protect-yourself-from-malvertising
If anything, cybercriminals are an ambitious lot. They keep themselves busy in devising new methods to scam the Internet population. And malvertising is just one of their nefarious tricks. In this post, we will help you understand what is malvertising, how it works, and how you can protect yourself from...
5 Easy Tips to Free up Space in Your Android
Is your smartphone not as zappy as it used to be when you bought it? If yes, then you can blame low memory space for this. When your phone runs out of memory, it refuses to take any more pics or videos, install updates or run smoothly – all obvious...
Targeted Cyber Attack
Cyber espionage campaigns are not only common with government and military organizations, but they also take private firms into their inferno. More often not, the perpetrators are business rivals or disgruntled employees. At Quick Heal, we have observed a targeted attack on an online marketing firm (name withheld to protect...
New CVE in Spammer’s toolkit
The Quick Heal Malware Intelligence Reporting System has made a recent observation about a CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) known as CVE-2015-2545 being actively used in an online spam campaign. The campaign begins with targeted users receiving a spam email with an attached malicious document. Below are some common attachment...
BFSI_Cyber Security
The Indian banking industry has evolved majorly in the past few years owing to technological innovations. Public and privatized banks are allotting bigger budgets towards acquiring and building IT infrastructure and have leveraged IT across all banking operations. Banks constantly face the business challenge of meeting customers’ expectations and improvising...