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Brand Equity Quiz kick off

 March 13, 2007

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Quick Heal is one of the National Sponsor for Brand Equity Quiz 2007. Pune regional round was held on Saturday. Bhatkuli and D’Silva won the quiz and now will represent Pune region at the finals to be held in Mumbai. Our CEO Mr. Kailash Katkar handed prizes to thrid and...

Updates for February

 February 14, 2007

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Microsoft monthly updates for Feburary has been released. It includes 6 Critical patches and 6 important patches. Most of vulernabilities in critical and important section could allow remote code execution, so it’s very important to patch your systems. More infomation on the patches released on Microsoft Security Updates Happy Valentines...

Applause to Chinese Police

 February 13, 2007

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Chinese Police authorities have arrested eight suspects involved in producing and spreading a severe computer virus. The virus W32.Viking (also known as Worm.Fujacks) made headlines last month because it converts icons of infected programs into a picture of a panda burning joss-sticks as it stole usernames and passwords from on-line...

Vulnerability in Sun Solaris Telnet Daemon

 February 13, 2007

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Authentication bypass vulnerability in the Sun Solaris telnet daemon (in.telnetd) has been discovered. The Sun Solaris telnet daemon does not properly parse the USER Environment variable before passing it to the login process. By supplying a specially crafted USER Environment variable over telnet, a remote attacker may be able to...

Windows Vista bagged

 February 2, 2007

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Quick Heal acclaimed 17th VB 100% award We are happy to announce that Quick Heal 2007 received VB100 % on Windows Vista Business Edition (32-bit). This test was the first test performed on Windows Vista for this year and we passed on first attempt. In total 15 Anti-Virus products were...

CVE-2007-0515 exploit targeted attack

 January 31, 2007

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Another Microsoft Word zero-day vulnerability has been discovered the fourth in two months. The flaw can be exploited by hacker to execute arbitrary code on the compromised system. An attacker could exploit this vulernabilitiy by enciting a user to open a malicous word file which could be located on a...


 January 15, 2007

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We are seeing again seeding of mails containing new variant of Warezov family. The attachments names could be as below postcard.exe message.msg.exe file.eml.scr It downloads additional components from domain, which is active. more info will be posted soon, at present we have released an outbreak update.

Release of Quick Heal 2007 series of products.

 January 5, 2007

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This week we have released Quick Heal 2007 series of products. We are releasing 2007 series in phases. In the first phase we have released following products: • Quick Heal AntiVirus Plus 2007 • Quick Heal Total Security 2007 We have also released major engine update for our existing user...

postcard.exe largely seeded

 December 29, 2006

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We just got reports that “postcard.exe” which is being spamed in Germany and Austria. We have just released an Outbreak Update for the same, detected as “Tibs.jy” More information on the Trojan will be available shortly on our website.

Holiday time… more spam

 December 24, 2006

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Few collection of SPAM mails Its holiday time, but it seem the Spammer are out there still working. We are seeing unusual growth in number of Spam mails on Vigra, Cialis and some phishing mails of online banks. On malware front we haven’t seen any major activities so far… We...