Attacker uses tricky technique of Excel 4.0 in Malspam campaign

Use of Phishing emails is not new for cyber-attack and is still one of the classic strategies to…

3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid them

Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the book of hackers. But as old as it might…

An in-depth analysis of a new, emerging “.url” malware campaign – by Quick Heal Security Labs

Last week, we had blogged about the emergence of a new attack vector ‘.url’ which is used to…

On Data Privacy Day, here are 10 simple tips to keep your data safe

Recognized annually on January 28th, Data Privacy Day is defined as a centered approach towards respecting privacy, safeguarding…

Quick Heal thwarts attempts of a JAVA jRAT phishing campaign targeting an international embassy in India

Earlier we had blogged about how JAVA based jRAT malware were evolved in the recent times. At Quick Heal Security Labs, we are…

Mumbai businessman loses ₹5.8 lakh in a spear phishing scam

This story has been sourced from Hindustan Times. On November 18, a businessman from Powai, Mumbai, received an…

Beware of the WhatsApp spam message that begins with ‘Have you seen this?’

A few days back I received a message from one of my contacts on WhatsApp. The message read,…

How a ransomware infects your computer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Education is a constant process – it never stops. While we have spoken about ransomware at great lengths…

Pharming – What is it and How Can you Dodge it?

If someday you intend to go to a mall but end up in a fish market, then that’s…

Banking malware, Dridex bounces back through PDF

Dridex is a banking malware which uses macros to spread on windows systems. Spam email attachments are utilized…