New Malware Designed to Protect Networks: Quick Heal
Quick Heal has developed new malware sample that can be used for sandbox protection in computers of different companies, said by security software maker.
Malware sample APT-QH-4AG15 designed to protect networks with high security. It can cure infected networks. It also has several anti-sandbox tricks implemented within it, said by Quick Heals Chief Technology Officer Sanjay Katkar.
Malware is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms and other malicious programs. It can take the form of executable code, scripts, active content, and other software.
Quick Heals Chief Technology Officer Sanjay Katkar said that sandbox-based appliances can be attributed to the fact that malware variants were never designed with such protection mechanisms. These samples were targeted on breaching traditional anti-virus and firewall solutions. This enabled them to breach traditional security solutions with zero-day (quick) attacks very frequently.
There is multilayer of protection for safety of network provided by new malware software. Fire eye is current antivirus solutions, which is used in various sector but it can’t provide more security. So overcome with those drawbacks the newer malwares are being designed with advanced features.
Katkar said, new malware can easily bypass these security solutions and land up in user’s inbox and network