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Dear Departed XP Still Getting Security Updates and Other IT Security News

 May 3, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Looks like XP is still the hot talk of the town, even after it was pulled out of support last month. In the wake of a nasty security bug in IE which could let hackers completely zombify a user’s machine, Microsoft released a quick security patch. But the interesting news...

Worm.Gamarue – What it is and How does it Evolve?

 August 5, 2013

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Another popular malware whose mode of transport is removable drives, is known as worm.gamarue. This malware is also designed to communicate with a remote server to report its infection and download arbitrary files. These downloaded files are detected as Worm.Gamarue.B by Quick Heal. Primary Analysis: When USB drive shortcut is...

Weekly Roundup of the Latest Security News and Updates

 July 12, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Pune Cops Shut Down 25 Suspicious Bank Accounts The infamous Nigerian scam is yet again making the headlines, and this time in the city of Pune. Reportedly, many people have been duped by miscreants running this scam. The fraudsters used text messages, emails, and websites to trick their targets. Fortunately,...