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Prashant Tilekar

About Prashant Tilekar

Prashant Tilekar is part of the HIPS (Host-based Intrusion Prevention System) team in Quick Heal Security Labs. He has worked on various security vulnerabilities reported in MS Office and Acrobat PDF Reader, network-based vulnerabilities and hunting for ongoing malware trends. He has a keen interest in writing blog posts on trends observed during his research.

Emerging trend of spreading malware through IQY files

 October 3, 2018

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Nowadays attackers are searching for new techniques to spread malware, recently we came across a new emerging way to deliver malware through IQY file. Till now we had seen spreadĀ of malware through various file types and chains such as Word document, Script, JAVA files. Fig 1: Attack chain IQY file...