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Quick Heal releases New Ad Campaign Focusing on the Risks of Free Antivirus solutions

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 December 28, 2016
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Quick Heal Technologies Limited has released an ad campaign to draw the consumers’ attention towards the risks associated with free antivirus solutions. Targeting the youth and working professionals in its TVCs, Quick Heal aims to create awareness on the security threats which a free antivirus product is not capable to...

5 Safety Tips for Secure Mobile Transactions

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 December 28, 2016

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With the promotion of a cashless economy by the Government, more and more people are likely to embrace digital modes of transactions. Many users are trying out these modes for the first time. Due to better mobility, smartphones are the most convenient choice for a lot of people. But how exactly can...

The Remote Desktop Protocol Vulnerability – ‘CVE-2012-0002’ is not dead yet!

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 December 13, 2016

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On March 13, 2012, Microsoft disclosed the details of a ‘critical vulnerability’ called Remote Desktop Protocol Vulnerability – CVE-2012-0002 in its bulletin. And even four years after this vulnerability was patched, it is still being exploited in the wild by attackers to carry out ‘Remote Code Execution’ on their victims...

Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 rated big by AV-Test & AV-Comparatives

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 November 22, 2016

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Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 comes off with flying colors in tests conducted by AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives. Read on. AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives are two independent organizations which test, assess, and evaluate antivirus software against a variety of criteria. In the September’s review by AV-TEST, Quick Heal Total Security (v17.00) bagged...

Security Alert! Stay Away from Pirated Software

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 November 7, 2016

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Pirated, cracked, unauthorized or unlicensed software may be dirt cheap or come for free, but they may cost you your digital security. With unknown publishers and no standard testing procedures in place, such software contain several security flaws which can be used by hackers to gain access to your computer....

ATM Card Hack! 32 Lakh Debit Cards Affected – Change your PIN now

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 October 21, 2016

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As many as 32 lakh debit cards of customers of HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, Axis Bank, and SBI have been affected by what is being called India’s biggest ATM card hack. As reported by the Economic Times, the breach could have been caused by a malware that was...

10 Dos and Don’ts of Internet Security on Cyber Security Awareness Month

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 October 6, 2016

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October is observed as the Cyber Security Awareness Month. And we thought of celebrating it by sharing some essential dos and don’ts of Internet security with you. And here they are. The DOs 1. While you are banking, shopping or paying your bills online, check if the website’s URL begins...

Update your Quick Heal Total Security App for Enhanced Security

 September 28, 2016

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This is an advisory for users of the Quick Heal Total Security App. Starting from 1st October 2016, versions of this app that are older than (2.01.063) will stop supporting the Parental Control feature. To continue using this feature, updating to the latest version is necessary. More importantly, this version...

Alert! Ransomware is Being Spread through the Ammyy Admin Website

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 September 14, 2016

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This is a precautionary advisory for users who frequently visit the website of the popular remote desktop sharing software called Ammyy Admin. Quick Heal Labs has observed that a new variant of the Cerber3 Ransomware is being spread through the Ammyy Admin software on the official Ammyy Admin website. This...

Be Careful of the KMSPico Activator – It could be a Ransomware!

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 September 12, 2016

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If you are using KMSPico Activator for activating your Windows or MS Office, then you could be risking yourself to a ransomware infection. Quick Heal Threat Research Labs has recently observed a new variant of ransomware called Domino that is using this activator as a carrier. The malware encrypts the...