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October 2017

Mobile Payment App
Several non-banking institutions have entered the market offering payment services and this has only boosted the consumer’s readiness to adopt digital payments; particularly, mobile payments. The following statistics easily paint a picture of the exponential growth of digital transactions in the country. Cashless payments in October 2016 increased 22% when...
Bad Rabbit Ransomware
On 24 October 2017 (Tuesday), a new ransomware was let loose on the Internet. It is known as Bad Rabbit and seems to bear similar characteristics to the infamous NotPetya ransomware. Victims of Bad Rabbit Organizations in Russia and Ukraine were the initial casualties of this ransomware – they include...
The recent Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak is currently making headlines. This post outlines the analysis of the ransomware by Quick Heal Security Labs. According to our telemetry, we have not seen any Bad Rabbit ransomware infection on our customer’s machines so far. Propagation technique Bad Rabbit is distributed via a...
Microsoft’s Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now available. This post lists some of the highlights of this update and compatibility of Quick Heal products with the OS. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – Highlights Security enhancements in Edge browser Introduction of OneDrive Files On-Demand scan – Cloud feature Windows...
Education is a constant process – it never stops. While we have spoken about ransomware at great lengths in the past, there is no reason why we should not be doing that again. Ransomware is probably the most dreaded cyberthreat that can strike anyone and at anytime unless we prepare...