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STOP (Djvu) Ransomware: Ransom For Your Shady Habits!

 January 15, 2020

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes

With almost 200 extensions, STOP (djvu) ransomware can be said to be 2019’s most active and widespread ransomware. Although this ransomware was active a year before, it started its campaign aggressively in early 2019. To evade detection, it has been continuously changing its extensions and payloads. For earlier infections, data...

Security resolutions for 2020 to stay safe online!

 December 31, 2019

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

As we are about to enter the new year, it’s ritualistic to reflect on our experiences from the passing year and make resolutions for the New Year. Most people make resolutions around good heath, their life goals, etc. Here is a different angle to our routine resolutions’ list – Security...

Skills that can help kids deal with cybersecurity challenges NOW & LATER

 December 27, 2019

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

With the growing incidences of cyber-attacks, it has become indispensable for us to prepare our kids to face the challenges of cyber security head-on, rather than shy away from them. While schools do their best to make kids aware of the good and bad of using the internet, parents are...

Top Cyber-security trends affecting Windows users during 2019

 December 19, 2019

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

The year 2019 saw several new and recurring incidences of cyber-attacks, giving enterprises sleepless nights and the general public a run for security cover. However, there were a few trending malware that kept creating havoc and continued to keep the security experts on toes! Here’s a quick insight on few...

Cybercrime not limited to Metro cities – Wake up call for Smaller cities of India!

 December 9, 2019

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Cyber-attacks and cybercrimes are no more only about metro cities of India. In fact, cyber criminals are quick to shift their attention to smaller cities, owing to the fact that people/businesses in smaller cities are less familiar with the need or importance of cyber security. This makes it easier for...

Pegasus like spyware could be snooping on you right now!!

 November 22, 2019

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

The recent news of Pegasus spyware attack via WhatsApp that targeted lawyers, journalists and human rights activists, offers an astonishing revelation on the kind of havoc such spyware can create. We covered the topic extensively, recently. The frequent media buzz about the recent incident of snooping by Pegasus spyware which...

Quick Heal Supports Windows 10 November 2019 Update

 November 15, 2019

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Microsoft has recently come up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs, called Windows 10 November 2019 Update (Build Version 1909). Here we’ll list down some of the highlights of this update and see how Quick Heal is compatible with this OS. Highlights of Windows 10 November 2019 Update Enhanced...

This Children’s Day, pledge the online security of your kids!

 November 14, 2019

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

It’s Children’s Day and there couldn’t be a better day to pledge the security of our young minds, not just in the physical world but also virtual world. While technology has improved our lives in ways beyond our control and provided our kids with an ocean of knowledge, we cannot...

Think loud! Can the regular delivery boy at your office launch a malware?

 November 12, 2019

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Most companies employ strict security practices when it comes to the security of their office and infrastructure. There are security guards to monitor the entry and exit, surveillance cameras in place for 360° view and system administrators to keep a check on the security of systems and networks. While most...

BlueKeep Attacks seen in the wild!

 November 8, 2019

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

CVE-2019-0708, popularly known as BlueKeep, is a RDP pre-authentication vulnerability which allows attacker to compromise a vulnerable system without user’s interaction. This exploit is also wormable, meaning that it can spread to other vulnerable systems in a similar way as the WannaCry malware spread across the globe in 2017. Interestingly,...