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Stay-Away-from-all-these-Apps-on-Google-Play
This is a precautionary advisory for all our readers who use Android smartphones. A Trojan detected by Quick Heal as Android.Xynyin.C, is known to have been injected into more than 60 gaming apps available in the Google Play Store. According to the intelligence reports received from our Malware Analysts, the...
VirTool Injector - Esoteric Bot
Quick Heal Threat Research Labs is tracking a malware known as Esoteric Bot. This blog post provides a technical overview into the behavior, work flow, and infection vector of this malware. It also discusses its preventive measures that must be taken by users. Infection Vector of Esoteric Bot Spam emails...
Top 10 Security Blog Posts of 2015
As we turn over a new leaf, and anticipate new beginnings, it’s time to look at the top 10 security blog posts of 2015 in retrospect. #1. 6 Easy Steps to Tighten your Gmail Security! The post talks about some really easy steps that users must take to ensure that...
curious_case_of_upatre
What is Upatre? Upatre is a piece of malicious software that downloads and executes other malware. The name ‘Upatre’ comes from User Agent string “UPdATes downloadER” used by the malware. We have been observing Upatre infections since 2013 at the Quick Heal Threat Research lab. The curious thing here is...
Fake shopping sites
Ecommerce websites are all the rage around the world today, and millions of goods exchange hands over the festive season in particular. There are several popular sites that a majority of people prefer shopping over; however, some people also choose some relatively unknown sites due to bigger discounts or more...