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Are you sure you have the right Aarogya Setu App on your phone?

 May 27, 2020

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

The Government of India launched a mobile application called Aarogya Setu for easy contact tracing of people during the Covid-19 pandemic. It has a record-breaking number of downloads in a very short span of time on Google Play Store. As per government stats, it has more than 10 crore registered...

Coronavirus-themed Campaign delivers Agent Tesla Malware

 April 24, 2020

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

While the whole world fights against the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals are busy exploiting the situation and attacking vulnerable users & businesses. In the last few weeks, there has been a rise in coronavirus-themed malspams, which are being used to deliver a variety of malware. At Quick Heal Security Labs, we...

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

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

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

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...

Beware of scams during this crucial time of CoronaVirus pandemic

 April 14, 2020

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Due to the CoronaVirus pandemic and in this lockdown period, people have free time to spend on mobile phones and laptops. Riding on this wave, fake message creators create fake messages with attractive offers or services on social media. We can see that a large number of fake WhatsApp messages...

Dharma Ransomware Variant Malspam Targeting COVID-19

 April 9, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

Since the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, many malware have been seen trying to lure people to open malicious emails, malicious domains and run other malware, etc. Some of these malicious domains are fully functional and provide real-time mapping of COVID-19 stats across the globe. However, they deliver malware...

Is the Coronavirus becoming an attack channel for ransomware?

 March 30, 2020
Ransomware attacks happening under the name of Coronavirus

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Nowadays, everybody is aware of the term, ‘Novel Coronavirus.’ All over the world, 7.7 Billion people have gotten affected by Coronavirus directly or indirectly. It has impacted so badly that currently, entire mankind is frightened and worried about the future of their survival. As per sources, it originated in China...

Fake Coronavirus tracking app exploiting our fear and vulnerable social situation

 March 20, 2020

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

As the Coronavirus spreads across countries creating fear across the globe, everybody wants to stay on top of any information related to it wanting to remain safe and away from infected people. Malware authors are also taking advantage of this situation. Previously on the Android Playstore, there were many  applications present which claimed...

Hackers are riding on the global panic pertaining to the deadly Coronavirus

 February 10, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Very recently, the Coronavirus that apparently originated from the Wuhan province in China has created pandemonium across the world creating an atmosphere of a health crisis for the global populace. As the news of the deadly Coronavirus creates waves of panic across the globe, cyberattackers are lurking into this phenomenon...