Sanjay Katkar

About Sanjay Katkar

Sanjay Katkar is the Joint Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Quick Heal Technologies Limited. He holds a Masters in Computer Science from University of Pune, India. Sanjay has spearheaded the creation, subsequent development and maintenance of the core antivirus engine of Quick Heal. Over a span of 20 years, he has redesigned the entire product portfolio and elevated the role of the organization as a trustworthy IT security brand in more than 80 countries. He is a member of the Technology Steering Committee of National Security Database, India, and is a reporting member of The Wild List Organization International, USA. In 2016, Sanjay Katkar was named the Product Management Executive of the Year at the 12th Annual Global Excellence Awards overseen by Info Security Products Guide, a leading information security research and advisory guide, in San Francisco, USA.

DNSChanger server shutdown deadline looming

 July 7, 2012

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Quick Heal would like to remind its users about the impending DNSChanger server shutdown on July 9th. If you have been following this piece of news, you will be aware that the shutdown deadline is now just two days away. People who still have this malware on their machine will...

Registrations now open for Quick Heal Mac Security Beta Program

 June 22, 2012

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Quick Heal is proud to announce an upcoming product for the Apple Mac platform. This will cater to the security needs of Mac users and provide our high quality features and service to Apple lovers. Increased attacks on Mac vulnerabilities have raised awareness about security concerns on this platform, and...

Are you the Spam – Junkie?

 June 16, 2012

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Isn’t the Internet just the perfect thing? You log on to your email account and viola! Your friends, relatives, colleagues, close, semi-close and not even close people are just a ‘send’ away. Even the cute picture of a baby dressed in a pumpkin suit that you absolutely loved can be...

Will India go offensive in response to looming cyberwar threats?

 June 13, 2012

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Advancements in technology have brought the world closer together but have simultaneously opened up new fronts for global conflicts. Countries are increasingly adopting aggressive stances against critical networked systems that belong to other nations. Recent threats like Stuxnet, Duqu and Flamer have shown us the extent that such attacks can...

Is your LinkedIn account password hacked?

 June 7, 2012

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Professional networking website LinkedIn suffered a major security breach of its password database recently. Reportedly a file containing more than 6 million hashed passwords appeared in an online forum in Russia. Out of these 6 million hashed passwords, more than 200,000 passwords have been cracked so far. The file does...

DNSChanger: Temporary servers to shut down on July 9th, infected machines to lose Internet access

 June 6, 2012

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According to recent reports, 330,000 machines all over the world are still infected with the DNSChanger malware. Machines infected with this malware beyond July 9th will be unable to access the Internet. Quick Heal users need not worry though, as they are protected against this threat. The malware signature is...

2 month Bonus for Early Renewal FAQ

 June 6, 2012

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Our post on renewal benefits received a lot of feedback and a lot of questions. We offer a bonus period of 2 months to users who renew their license before the expiry date. Here is a list of FAQs that provide answers to all the questions we received. Question: If...

A few salient features every Quick Heal user should know

 June 1, 2012

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Users of Quick Heal security products and readers of this blog are well aware of the exclusive features we offer our valued customers. We would like to highlight some ownership benefits that are unique to Quick Heal and prove how much we cherish our users. Here are some advantages of...

Anonymous readying to stage Occupy India protests across all major cities on 9 June

 May 29, 2012

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Anonymous, the faceless worldwide hacktivist group, is staging a series of protests in India on June 9 as part of the ‘Occupy India’ movement. These protests are in response to the blocking of popular file sharing websites like ‘The Pirate Bay’ and video sharing websites like ‘Vimeo’ by ISPs in...

Indian Government backing Internet Governance – Is this the beginning of the end of free speech?

 May 24, 2012

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India is gradually coming down to the draconian path of Internet governance – a fact that is a tremendous cause for concern. The Internet is meant to be a free platform but India is now lending her voice to a growing cacophony from China, Cuba, Russia and the UAE to...