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Ankita Ashesh

About Ankita Ashesh

Ankita is a Communications Strategist at Quick Heal with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world.

Twitter bug attack: All you need to know & ways to fight such attacks

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 May 10, 2018
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One company with a turnover of $2.44bn 330 million users 500 million tweets per day What does it take to bring an upheaval in such a magnanimous company? A bug and . . . . well, that’s all it needs! Twitter Inc. reported a bug encounter a few weeks ago....

Analysis of recent Locky ransomware outbreak

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 September 29, 2017

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Quick Heal Security Labs is observing the infamous Locky ransomware outbreak which kicked off recently in the last week of September. The outbreak started with spam email with various subjects and different attachment names. On 26th September, spam campaign delivering a new variant of Locky ransomware started. The observed commonality in this campaign was...

What is VPN and why you should use it

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 June 6, 2017

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A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a type of a network connection that allows users to browse the Internet securely and anonymously. If you’re looking for ways to browse the web privately, then one of the most viable solutions is to use a VPN. What is VPN? VPN can...

Banking malware, Dridex bounces back through PDF

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 May 10, 2017

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Dridex is a banking malware which uses macros to spread on windows systems. Spam email attachments are utilized to spread this infection. Banking malware are generally key loggers. They trick users into opening the attachment; it then records the keystrokes on user’s computer and uses them for their own benefit....

Quick Heal partners Rising Pune Supergiant to spread mass awareness on Internet security

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 April 13, 2017

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Quick Heal Technologies Limited has associated with Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) as ‘Security Partner’ for IPL 2017. With this association, the IT giant plans to spread the importance of cyber security to the masses. Quick Heal will roll-out its IPL themed campaign across OOH, digital and social media channels to...

Test your knowledge with Quick Heal Quiz!

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 February 21, 2017

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So you think you are a cyber expert and know everything about cybersecurity? Prove it and test your knowledge with this quiz.

Activate WhatsApp two-step verification feature on your phone right now

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 February 10, 2017

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After several months of testing, WhatsApp has finally rolled out the two-step verification security feature which will prevent anyone else from activating your WhatsApp phone number without a six digit passcode. How to enable the Two-Step Verification Feature To enable this security feature users have to open WhatsApp > Settings...

5 Safety Tips for Secure Mobile Transactions

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 December 28, 2016

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With the promotion of a cashless economy by the Government, more and more people are likely to embrace digital modes of transactions. Many users are trying out these modes for the first time. Due to better mobility, smartphones are the most convenient choice for a lot of people. But how exactly can...

Quick Heal Total Security receives ‘Top Product’ rating in AV TEST Institute results for Sep-Oct 2016

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 December 12, 2016

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AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report for Sep-Oct 2016 has recognized Quick Heal Total Security with an outstanding rating of 17.5/18 in its latest evaluation. View results. Quick Heal Total Security scored a perfect rating of 6/6 for protection and usability, and a near perfect score of 5.5/6 for its...