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August 2017

quick_heal_total_security_multi-device
If you are using a smartphone and a laptop, then it is most likely for at least one of your family members using a similar device or devices. Your parents, for instance, might be using a Windows desktop, your sibling a Mac and your kids an Android smartphone. In short,...
globeimposter-ransomware_quick_heal
GlobeImposter Ransomware has been increasingly active and observed recently to be appending different suffixes to files it encrypt. A few patterns observed are using 3 random numbers such as “.492, .490, .725, .726, and .707”, random alphanumeric words such as “.p1crypt, .A1crypt, .BRT92, and .mtk118” and suffixes like “.OCEAN, .SEA,...
fileless_malware_quick_heal_security_labs
The fileless malware is a malware family that does not leave any trace of its infection in the affected file system. Also known as the ‘memory resident virus’, this type of malware hides in the registry and memory making it difficult for traditional antivirus software to identify the infection. However,...
trickbotmalware_quick_heal
TrickBot has been a busy malware in the last month because of its various polymorphic propagation methods and techniques. We have seen collective versions and the same medium of propagation – the spam emails. These emails contain attachments to download or a direct link to spread the malicious payload. Trickbot...
fake_flash_player_google_play
Quick Heal Security Labs has found 2 fraudulent apps pretending to be Adobe Flash Player on the Google Play Store. Presently, no official apps of Adobe Flash Player are available on the Play Store. The rest of the post will tell you more. Fake App #1. Plugin for Video Flash...