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Quick Heal Total Security receives BEST+++ certification from AVLab in Fileless Malware Protection Test

 December 7, 2017

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AVLab is an independent organization that conducts tests on security software for corporate networks and individual user devices. These tests are conducted by using malicious software, tools, and bypassing security techniques that are used in real cyberattacks. In October 2017, AVLab conducted a Fileless Malware Protection Test. In this test,...

A fileless malware uses a unique technique – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 October 10, 2017

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Spam email campaigns have increased with the use of multiple random techniques which improve the efficiency of payload distribution to spread malware to more number of users. These attacks have been randomly observed to have increased rapidly in numbers; similar techniques, observed first time in mid-2014, were used in the...

An analysis of the fileless malware by Quick Heal Security Labs

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 August 8, 2017

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The fileless malware is a malware family that does not leave any trace of its infection in the affected file system. Also known as the ‘memory resident virus’, this type of malware hides in the registry and memory making it difficult for traditional antivirus software to identify the infection. However,...