Sanjay Katkar

About Sanjay Katkar

Sanjay Katkar is the Joint Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Quick Heal Technologies Limited. He holds a Masters in Computer Science from University of Pune, India. Sanjay has spearheaded the creation, subsequent development and maintenance of the core antivirus engine of Quick Heal. Over a span of 20 years, he has redesigned the entire product portfolio and elevated the role of the organization as a trustworthy IT security brand in more than 80 countries. He is a member of the Technology Steering Committee of National Security Database, India, and is a reporting member of The Wild List Organization International, USA. In 2016, Sanjay Katkar was named the Product Management Executive of the Year at the 12th Annual Global Excellence Awards overseen by Info Security Products Guide, a leading information security research and advisory guide, in San Francisco, USA.

Twitter worm Profile Spy spreading fast.

 April 5, 2011

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It appears that a new Twitter scam is making its way in lots of innocent users twitter account. We call this a Profile Spy worm app. Its basically a rogue Twitter application known as Profile Spy which tricks Twitter users into believing that it can tell them who has been...

Fake income tax refund emails making rounds.

 February 23, 2011

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We have observed that cyber criminals are sending fake emails about tax refund. This is a latest cyber crime activity where they are trying to trap innocent users aimed at extracting bank details in the pretext of tax refund notification. The mails that you may receive about income tax refund...

Quick Heal’s new Crazy About Cricket Scheme

 February 17, 2011

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With the beginning of warm up matches, the fever of cricket’s biggest carnival is rising. Every cricket fan is feeling its heat & we have good news for all those cricket crazy fans – “Quick Heal’s Crazy about Cricket” scheme. One more reason to cheer!! To participate in the scheme,...

New Windows Zero-day vulnerability could be exploited by cyber criminals.

 February 1, 2011

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Microsoft has warned all windows users about a publicly disclosed scripting vulnerability in MHTML protocol handler. This is a MIME Encapsulation of Aggregated HTML termed as MHTML which is used by applications to render certain kinds of documents. The vulnerability affects all users on Windows XP and later. The vulnerability...

Cyber criminals targeting recently discovered Internet Explorer bug.

 January 11, 2011

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New vulnerability that was disclosed during the end of December and confirmed by Microsoft as a security flaw in Internet Explorer is still unpatched. The vulnerability affected versions 6, 7 and 8 of Internet Explorer while handling recursive cascading style sheets (CSS). The number of websites that are reported to...

You can track your stolen laptop using Quick Heal’s free laptop tracking service.

 January 7, 2011

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Most of you may already be aware of the Quick Heal’s laptop tracking service. For those who do not know, we have started a new initiative with the hope to recover stolen laptops by starting the service of tracking stolen laptops through the portal It offers a free service...

Quick Heal 2011 release video

 December 29, 2010

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We have shot a small video of just released Quick Heal 2011 products. We have tried to explain the new features of 2011 series. Abhijit Jorvekar, Swanand Shinde and Abhijit Kularni had done a wonderful job of presenting the features. It was our first attempt to make the video and...

Rise in malware spam messages during festive season.

 December 23, 2010

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It’s a common practice to send Christmas and new year e-greetings to friends and colleagues and other social network connections. However this is the time we see increase in spam and phishing scam emails with a fake e-cards every year. This year too we expect the trend to continue. At...

Festive shopping on mind – here are safety tips for online shopping.

 December 14, 2010

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It’s the festive time of the year and many of you may be thinking of purchasing things online. In today’s busy world it is always convenient to buy things online. This is the time when the online fraud is also on the rise. Lot of “fly by night” business website...

New slogan and New Quick Heal 2011 Series looks revealed.

 October 30, 2010

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Quick Heal Technologies is happy to announce its new slogan. “Security Simplified” With Quick Heal 2011 coming ahead soon, all the focus has been towards simplifying security which leads us towards this new slogan. I here by also reveal new Quick Heal 2011 looks. Quick Heal 2011 has all new...