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February 2018

Malspam campaigns exploiting recent MS Office vulnerability ‘CVE-2017-11882’ – An Analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

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No wonder malspam campaigns are a major medium to spread malware. Previously, we have written about such campaigns making use of MS Office malware such as malicious macro, CVE-2017-0199, CVE-2017-8759 and DDE-based attack. Recently, we have started observing various malspam campaigns exploiting the latest MS Office vulnerability CVE-2017-11882. Let’s take a look...

CVE-2018-4878 – Adobe Flash Player use after free (Zero Day) vulnerability Alert!

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The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-4878 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSA18-01 on February 2, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild attack is targeted and it impacts limited Windows users. Vulnerable...

Machine learning approach for advanced threat hunting

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In today’s fast-changing world, the cyber threat landscape is getting increasingly complex and signature-based systems are falling behind to protect endpoints. All major security solutions are built with layered security models to protect endpoints from today’s advanced threats. Machine learning-based detection is also becoming an inevitable component of these layered...

How Web Filtering secures your digital world

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What is web filtering? Web filtering, also known as content filtering and URL filtering, restricts access to certain websites which may be harmful if opened or accessed. This feature not only helps protect a user’s device but also helps implement certain policies for an organization. Web filtering works on two...

Beware of fake apps that claim to help you invest in JioCoin

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After news of Reliance Jio to launch its own cryptocurrency Jio emerged, a bunch of scammers seemed to have sprung into action. The Google Play Store was recently flooded with fake apps claiming to help users invest in JioCoin. And not long after this, Reliance issued an official statement rubbishing...