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Older Versions of Quick Heal to end support for the Parental Control feature

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 September 24, 2016

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This is an important advisory for our users about the Parental Control feature that comes with Quick Heal Internet Security and Quick Heal Total Security. Starting from 1st October 2016, some older versions of these two products will stop supporting Parental Control. Read the rest of the post for more...

Beware of the Nicolas Cage Death Hoax!

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 July 27, 2016

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If a recent social media news is to be believed, then the famous ‘Face-Off’ actor Nicolas Cage is dead! This, however, is a complete hoax. Online scammers have a knack to misuse human emotions as a cash cow. A case in point are the celebrity death hoaxes. Earlier, we had...

Third-Party Apps becomes significant source of Malware Attacks on Android Smartphones

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 July 22, 2016

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We love options! But smart people also love the authenticity of the options available. Most of us rely on Google Play Store or Windows Store to download our favorite apps because they are the official pre-installed app for Android and Windows devices and hence, a trusted source. Google Play or...

Solution to system startup issue faced by Quick Heal users

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 July 1, 2016

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Some of our users might be facing system startup issues. This blog post explains the solution to the problem. Problem description A certain group of Quick Heal users has reported to be experiencing system startup issues. The issue occurred after users received the update that was released on 30th June...

Ramnit Malware: Improvising its weapons

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 May 13, 2016

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Ramnit was introduced as a worm into the cyber world during the end of 2010. In these few years, researchers at Quick heal Labs have observed a drastic change in the components of this malware. Malware authors of this family are continuously upgrading to adapt to the changing needs of...

Joomla exploit ‘CVE-2015-8562’ still at large

 May 4, 2016

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Back in December 2015, Joomla, the well-known content management system (CMS) was hit with a serious zero day vulnerability called CVE-2015-8562. Joomla versions 1.5.x, 2.x, and 3.x before 3.4.6 were affected by it. Many public exploits were seen in the wild which were exploiting this vulnerability before the CVE was...

Security Habit Series: Stop fraudsters from VISHING away with your money!

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 April 25, 2016

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There has been a a lot of developments in the last two months for Quick Heal. We are listed as a public limited company; our security solutions were recognized and awarded in the US and as a public limited company we made our first debut at RSA 2016, world’s biggest...

Quick Heal: A “Make in India” Brand Recognized and Awarded at RSA 2016

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 March 3, 2016

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We’re honored to announce that ICSA Labs has named Quick Heal a 2016 Excellence in Information Security Testing Award recipient. ICSA Labs recognized Quick Heal for successful completion of five years of continuous ICSA Labs information security testing. The Excellence in Information Security Testing (EIST) Award honors organizations that have continually tested...

New version of CryptoWall uses WMI

 March 1, 2016

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At Quick Heal Labs, we have received certain malicious document files which use spam emails to spread the CryptoWall Ransomware. Read on for more. What is a Ransomware? A ransomware is a malicious program that either locks the infected system or encrypts its data. Once it has done that, it...

Quick Heal Debuts at RSA 2016, San Francisco, USA

 February 26, 2016

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Widely recognized as the world’s largest information security event, the RSA Conference takes place in San Francisco each year to bring together the brightest minds and the most advanced technologies in our industry. All of us at Quick Heal are very excited to participate in the 2016 conference, which takes...