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How social media is used to commit financial fraud

 September 21, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Social media is a fraudster’s heaven. There are billions of targets – Facebook itself had over 2.6 billion monthly active users in the first quarter of 2020. Because of the very nature of these platforms, users can be quite careless about the amount of personal information they post. For cybercriminals,...

The Biggest Cyberattacks of 2020…so far

 September 16, 2020

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It’s been a crazy 2020 so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the entire world, changing the nature of how human beings live and interact with each other. There have been other natural disasters that have caused tremendous loss of life and devastation. But that didn’t mean cybercriminals remained quiet....

If your smartphone is your life, here’s how you can keep it safe

 September 8, 2020

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

We give a lot of thought when we think about upgrading our phones, but we often don’t give the same amount of consideration when it comes to our smartphone’s security. That’s a great pity because the prevalence of smartphones has made it a favorite target for all sorts of cybercriminals....

Your guide to new-age cybersecurity terms

 August 31, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Like every other sector, cybersecurity has its own lingo. Often, it can be difficult for us users to understand the nuances. If jargon and long lists of indecipherable acronyms are frustrating you, we’re here to keep you updated with the latest lingo in the cybersecurity world. Keep in mind though,...

Parental Control – Here’s how you can regulate your child’s computer habits

 August 24, 2020

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Today’s generation of children is introduced to technology from the moment they are born. So it’s not a surprise to hear that, according to one study from 2013, children are using the Internet from the age of three! This year especially has seen a mass migration from the physical to...

New malware via gaming portals may affect thousands of personal computers

 July 2, 2020

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Gamers beware. A report by Chinese cybersecurity researchers recently discovered a malicious botnet campaign that infected hundreds of thousands of systems. This botnet campaign was spread through malware via pirate gaming portals. The attack has been traced back to a China-based cybercrime group called DoubleGun which has amassed thousands of...

Quick Heal Supports Windows 10 May 2020 Update (Vibranium)

 May 28, 2020

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Microsoft has recently come up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs, called Windows 10 May 2020 Update -Vibranium (Build version 2004) Here we will list down some of the highlights of this update and see how Quick Heal is compatible with this OS. Few Highlights of Windows 10...

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

 May 27, 2020

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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...

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...

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

 March 19, 2020
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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

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...