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Quick Heal Supports Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Vibranium)

 May 28, 2020

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Microsoft has recently come up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs, called Windows 10 May 2020 Update -Vibranium (Build version 2004) Here we will list down some of the highlights of this update and see how Quick Heal is compatible with this OS. Few Highlights of Windows 10...

How safe it is to use the Zoom video-conferencing app?

 April 17, 2020
Zoom video-conferencing app becoming an attack channel?

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Recently the Union home ministry has issued a warning raising a red flag for users of Zoom video-conferencing application and marked it as unsafe to use. Earlier, during the end of March, CERT-IN, India’s nodal cybersecurity agency had warned users about the vulnerabilities in the Zoom app. In the current...

HorseDeal Riding on The Curveball!

 February 5, 2020

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

It’s surprising to see how quickly attackers make use of new vulnerabilities in malware campaigns. Microsoft recently patched a very interesting vulnerability in their monthly Patch Tuesday update for January 2020. It’s a spoofing vulnerability in Windows CryptoAPI (Crypt32.dll) validation mechanism for Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) certificates. An attacker could...

Windows 7 reaches End of Life (EOL) – Are you ready for the risks or would you rather upgrade your OS?

 January 22, 2020

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14 Jan 2020 marked a huge day for Windows, as Microsoft ended support for Windows 7, the operating system that had been touching lives for nearly 11 years. Introduced almost a decade back, Windows 7 was designed basically to fix the failures that came with Windows Vista. The popularity of...

Ransomware As A Tool – LockerGoga

 July 3, 2019

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Ransomware authors keep experimenting with the development of payload in various dimensions. In the timeline of ransomware implementations, we have seen its evolution from a simple screen locker to multi-component model for file encryption, from novice approach to a sophisticated one. The Ransomware as a Tool has evolved in wild...

Quick Heal supports the Windows 10 May 2019 Update

 May 22, 2019

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

As part of the Windows 10 Updates, Microsoft has now come up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs. It’s called Windows 10 19H1 (Windows 10 May 2019 Update). This post lists down some of the highlights of this particular update and Quick Heal’s compatibility with the OS. Highlights...

CVE-2018-8440 – Task Scheduler ALPC Zero-Day Exploit in the Wild

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 September 12, 2018

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The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-8440 in Windows Task Scheduler enables attackers to perform a privilege elevation on targeted machines. Microsoft has released a security advisory CVE-2018-8440 on September 11, 2018 to address this issue. According to Microsoft, successful exploitation of this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the security context...

CVE-2018-4990 – Adobe Reader Double Free (Zero Day) vulnerability alert!

 May 16, 2018

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The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-4990 in Adobe Reader enables attackers to perform a Remote Code Execution on targeted machines. Adobe has released a security advisory APSB18-09 on May 14, 2018 to address this issue. According to Adobe, the in-wild attack is targeted and it impacts limited Windows users. Vulnerable versions...

CVE-2018-8174: Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – An advisory by Quick Heal Security Labs

 May 10, 2018

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The recent zero-day vulnerability in Windows VBScript Engine (CVE-2018-8174), enables attackers to perform a remote code execution on targeted machines. Microsoft has released a security advisory CVE-2018-8174 on May 8, 2018, to address this issue. According to Microsoft, it impacts most of the Windows Operating Systems. Vulnerable versions Windows 7 x86 and x64 versions Windows...

The A-Z dictionary of cybersecurity terms

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 March 15, 2018

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Whether you are a normal user or a tech-guru, being aware of the computer security threats will help fortify your defense against them. So, here’s a handy A-Z dictionary of cybersecurity terms.