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June 2018

3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid them

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Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the book of hackers. But as old as it might be, phishing still remains the most lucrative tool for cybercriminals; as they say, old is gold. This post tells you about the 3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid...

Satan ransomware raises its head again!

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Satan ransomware first occurred in early 2017. And it has resurfaced with a new variant in 2018. We have seen it using new, innovative techniques to spread such as EternalBlue exploit to distribute over compromised networks.   This variant of Satan propagates using the below techniques: Mimikatz EternalBlue – exploit...

Alert! Quick Heal detects banking Trojan malware seeking financial data using popular social media and banking apps

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Quick Heal Security Labs has detected two banking Trojan malware designed to steal financial data by using popular social and banking apps. Reading this post will help you understand how this malware works and how can you protect yourself against it. What is a banking Trojan? Banking Trojans (also known...

CVE-2018-5002 – Adobe Flash Player Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Alert!

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The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-5002 in Adobe Flash Player enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-19 on June 7, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild exploit is being used in limited, targeted attacks and it...

Quick Heal detects banking Trojans imitating popular social media and banking apps in India

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Quick Heal Security Labs has spotted two banking Trojan malware. These malware imitate some popular social and banking apps. While doing so, they gain access to some security permissions on the infected device which allow them to steal the user’s banking credentials. The malware are able to do this by...

6 reasons why your computer is slower than a snail

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Is your computer slowing down? Do you find it easier to move a mountain than multitasking on your machine? Here are 6 possible reasons that might explain the poor performance of your computer.