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Latest IT Security News and Updates for the Week

 January 18, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Let’s have a quick look at what types of scrupulous plans and tricks cybercrooks came up with this week. #1. A recent scam that is doing the rounds on Facebook is a post that claims to show a footage of a zookeeper being swallowed by a giant snake. This is...

The persistent threat of PC malware: Top Windows malware families of 2012

 January 9, 2013

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

2012 has seen various malware threats and international cyberespionage tools evolve to new heights. However, the PC still remains the most accessible device for invading homes and planting malware. The number and nature of malware received by the Quick Heal Research & Development Labs in 2012 highlighted this fact. The...

The growing threat of mobile malware: Top Android malware families of 2012

 January 8, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

The open-source nature of the Android platform is its biggest strength and Achilles heel at the same time. Android handsets constituted almost 72% of global smartphone sales in Q3 2012 and 1.3 million Android devices are activated worldwide every single day. This is a staggering market share that Android enjoys...