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About Threat Research Labs

Quick Heal Threat Research Labs provides detailed analysis of current malware trends, threats, vulnerabilities and recent cyber-attacks. The Labs’ reports help our security engineers develop solutions against viruses, spyware, hackers, spam & other forms of malware.

dns-hijacking-adware
Adware have always known to be the most annoying group of malware since the beginning. Disrupting user’s browsing experience by showing countless advertising banners and redirecting them to websites without their consent. If that isn’t troublesome enough, getting rid of them is another big challenge in several cases. Gone are...
cerber-and-kovter
For the last 2 weeks, we have been observing a malware campaign using spam emails that look like they are from United States Postal Service (USPS) or FedEx. These emails are distributing the Cerber Ransomware along with Kovter Trojan – a lethal combination! The spam email contains a malicious script...
decryption tool
The decryption of CrySiS/XTBL Ransomware is now possible thanks to the recent release of its master decryption keys needed to recover the files encrypted by the ransomware. While we couldn’t guess the apparent reason behind the release, we decided to use this opportunity to help those who were affected by...
risks_of_installing_cracked_software
Pirated, cracked, unauthorized or unlicensed software may be dirt cheap or come for free, but they may cost you your digital security. With unknown publishers and no standard testing procedures in place, such software contain several security flaws which can be used by hackers to gain access to your computer....