September 2012

European countries the primary source of premium-rate hoax calls


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Last month we posted a blog about the ‘Wangiri’ scam and the fake missed calls that many people received. The scammers made these calls from premium-rate numbers (based overseas) and bombarded people with one-ring missed calls. Some unfortunate victims who called back were charged anything between Rs. 50 to Rs....

The “What, How and Why?” of Machine learning in Quick Heal 2013


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An enhanced scan engine is one of the primary features of Quick Heal 2013. The engine is now smaller in size (almost 1/10th) and utilizes adaptable machine learning capabilities to detect potential threats. This not only increases the security of the device but it also reduces the resource load to...

Security news updates from the last week


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Fake BlackBerry account activation email A fake BlackBerry account creation email is doing the rounds. The content of the email is the same as a legitimate account creation message sent by RIM, but the attachment with this email is a source of concern. Downloading the attachment can lead to infection...