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AV_test_result_quick_heal_total_security_v17
Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 comes off with flying colors in tests conducted by AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives. Read on. AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives are two independent organizations which test, assess, and evaluate antivirus software against a variety of criteria. In the September’s review by AV-TEST, Quick Heal Total Security (v17.00) bagged...
locky_ransomware
A new variant of the infamous Locky Ransomware has been observed in the wild. It’s called Odin. This variant appends the extension .odin to the files it encrypts with new ransom note filenames. This ransomware is being spread via spam emails that carry a malicious WSF Script attachment. How Odin...
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You might have heard of the Godless Android malware that surfaced last month. This post explains some important facts around the malware, and how you can stay away from it. What is the Godless Malware? Carrying a bit of an intimidating name, ‘Godless’ is a malware that targets Android phones...
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...
Infostealer Campaign detected in the wild
Quick Heal Threat Research Lab has recently observed an active cybercrime campaign designed to steal user info. The campaign has been noticed to make use of three keyloggers (malicious software that records information entered by a user on their computer keyboard) iSpy logger, Predator logger and Knight Logger. These software...
Have-a-LinkedIn-account-Better-change-your-password!
Last week, popular business social networking site LinkedIn announced that over 100 million user passwords were compromised. This was followed by a strong advisory to users about changing their passwords. A brief flashback >> A few years ago, in 2012, LinkedIn was hit by a major hack that caused a...