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Quick Heal Supports Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Vibranium)

 May 28, 2020

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Microsoft has recently come up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs, called Windows 10 May 2020 Update -Vibranium (Build version 2004) Here we will list down some of the highlights of this update and see how Quick Heal is compatible with this OS. Few Highlights of Windows 10...

Android application found on Google Play Store carrying Windows malware!

 March 30, 2020
Android application found on Google Play Store carrying Windows malware!

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Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs found an Android application present on the Google Play Store which was infected by Windows malware. The application is meant for Gionee SmartWatch configuration and visualizing the data through App. On further analyzing the App, we found few HTML files which were infected with Windows...

Unable to Shut down or Restart Windows 7 systems?

 February 8, 2020

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In the last two days, we have received reports from Windows 7 users who have been unable to shut down or restart their PC and ran into the below error. While the exact cause of the issue is yet to be ascertained there is no official confirmation from Microsoft yet....

CVE-2018-8440 – Task Scheduler ALPC Zero-Day Exploit in the Wild

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 September 12, 2018

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The recent zero-day vulnerability CVE-2018-8440 in Windows Task Scheduler enables attackers to perform a privilege elevation on targeted machines. Microsoft has released a security advisory CVE-2018-8440 on September 11, 2018 to address this issue. According to Microsoft, successful exploitation of this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the security context...

Windows Malware on the Rise – Quick Heal Threat Report Q3 2015

 November 2, 2015

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The Quick Heal Threat Research Labs receive malware trends from around the world in real-time and the results these findings show are very insightful. In the third quarter of 2015, the months of July, August and September, the Windows platform has undergone a rather large number of malware attacks and...

How Point of Sale (PoS) Malware Steals Credit Card Data

 July 17, 2015

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The Quick Heal Quarterly Threat Report for the second quarter of 2015 indicated a massive rise in the number of malware samples that afflicted the Windows platform across the world. This trend can be attributed to the fact that malware authors have started propagating their malicious software variants to all...