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Can your mobile phone be hacked by implanting bugs in Android?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

If you’re among the many who own an Android phone, you must have by now downloaded the popular operating system’s latest security update (released on 5th May) by Google. The update fixes multiple vulnerabilities within the OS including CVE-2020-0103 which is the severest. This vulnerability could potentially allow remote code...

Coronavirus-themed Campaign delivers Agent Tesla Malware

 April 24, 2020

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

While the whole world fights against the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals are busy exploiting the situation and attacking vulnerable users & businesses. In the last few weeks, there has been a rise in coronavirus-themed malspams, which are being used to deliver a variety of malware. At Quick Heal Security Labs, we...

Way Out of The MAZE: A Quick Guide For Defending Against Maze Ransomware

 April 23, 2020
The modus operandi of the Maze Ransomware

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

From late 2019, MAZE Ransomware started becoming infamous for its Encryption, data stealing and the subsequent selling of the stolen data. Few other reasons behind its popularity are also its unique targets and the ransom demands. From its inception around May 2019, MAZE actors are targeting multiple sectors, prominent ones...

How safe it is to use the Zoom video-conferencing app?

 April 17, 2020
Zoom video-conferencing app becoming an attack channel?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Recently the Union home ministry has issued a warning raising a red flag for users of Zoom video-conferencing application and marked it as unsafe to use. Earlier, during the end of March, CERT-IN, India’s nodal cybersecurity agency had warned users about the vulnerabilities in the Zoom app. In the current...

Beware of scams during this crucial time of CoronaVirus pandemic

 April 14, 2020

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Due to the CoronaVirus pandemic and in this lockdown period, people have free time to spend on mobile phones and laptops. Riding on this wave, fake message creators create fake messages with attractive offers or services on social media. We can see that a large number of fake WhatsApp messages...

Dharma Ransomware Variant Malspam Targeting COVID-19

 April 9, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

Since the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, many malware have been seen trying to lure people to open malicious emails, malicious domains and run other malware, etc. Some of these malicious domains are fully functional and provide real-time mapping of COVID-19 stats across the globe. However, they deliver malware...

Is the Coronavirus becoming an attack channel for ransomware?

 March 30, 2020
Ransomware attacks happening under the name of Coronavirus

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Nowadays, everybody is aware of the term, ‘Novel Coronavirus.’ All over the world, 7.7 Billion people have gotten affected by Coronavirus directly or indirectly. It has impacted so badly that currently, entire mankind is frightened and worried about the future of their survival. As per sources, it originated in China...

How can 1.33 billion people embrace digitalization in an era of damaging malware?

 March 26, 2020
Is embracing digitalization a challenge per se?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

There are approximately 451 million monthly active Internet users in India. This estimate from a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is a staggering number. It puts India only second in terms of Internet users after China. Yet, if you see this number from a different...

Fake Coronavirus tracking app exploiting our fear and vulnerable social situation

 March 20, 2020

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

As the Coronavirus spreads across countries creating fear across the globe, everybody wants to stay on top of any information related to it wanting to remain safe and away from infected people. Malware authors are also taking advantage of this situation. Previously on the Android Playstore, there were many  applications present which claimed...

Are you secured when dealing with money on your mobile phones?

 March 19, 2020
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The sheer convenience of shopping and banking with mobile phones has made it an exceedingly popular device for digital transactions. According to a KPMG report, digital payments are estimated to see a CAGR of 12.7 percent in the number of non-cash transactions by 2021. The growth is being driven by...