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Report: The Dridex Trojan is Back

 March 25, 2016

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

“Dridex”, also known as ‘Buget’, is the successor of “Cridex”, a banking Trojan created for stealing victim credentials. After its takedown by the US Government in late 2015, the malware has come up with new versions and techniques. This report aims to provide detailed insights into the infection vector of...

Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro vs Quick Heal Internet Security: What’s the difference?

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 January 15, 2016

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

In today’s post, you will get to learn some of the basic and important differences between two of our products – Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro vs Quick Heal Internet Security. While, both these products work to defend your system against malware, viruses and other threats, they differ on the level...

Security Vulnerabilities for Android and iOS Hit An All-time High in 2015

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 December 4, 2015

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Quick Heal hopes it has been a good year for you. But, has it been a good year for your mobile devices as well? It has been an alarming year for both Android and iOS users. If Android users were vulnerable to Stagefright attacks, iOS users had their own share...

The Biggest Apple iPhone Malware Hack Ever

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Ever since the first iPhone released 8 years back, it has been surprisingly secure. There have been very few instances of malware and hacks on these devices, especially in comparison to the more open and less secure Android platform. From time to time though, a hack on iPhones comes along...

Use public Wi-Fi safely with these security tips

 August 20, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Like oasis is to a deranged traveler in a desert, public WiFi is to people who are constantly on the move and need to get things done. While having easy access to public WiFi networks is convenient, it can put your data at risk of being snooped by attackers, simply...

Quick Heal has released the Software Update for Windows 10 Compatibility

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 July 24, 2015

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Many of our readers might recall that we had spoken of the ‘Windows 10 upgrade’ release and its compatibility with Quick Heal in an earlier blog post. We are glad to inform you that we have released the software update, downloading which will make your Quick Heal copy (v16.00) compatible...

Why are Software Updates so Important for your Security

 June 29, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Attention readers! – Do you use Adobe Flash in your Internet browser? If yes, then make certain that you have got the latest update from Adobe to prevent any possible Ransomware attacks on your system. The update was released on June 23rd. If you want to read more on this,...

Quick Heal v16.00 (2015) and above will support Windows 10

 June 10, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

The latest spur that has been created on the Internet is by none other than Microsoft. Windows 10 for free? Well, why not! Most users who have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 on their PC have received a notification on their taskbar asking them to reserve their free upgrade to...

Stegosploit – A Technique that can Hack your PC Using Just an Image!

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 June 3, 2015

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By merely looking at an image in your browser, you can infect your PC with a malware. Know how from the following post. Thanks to a technique called Stegosploit, a hacker can infect your system by simply making you load an image on the Internet. You don’t even have to...