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Quick Heal supports the Windows 10 Creators Update

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 April 17, 2017

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A couple of years ago, Microsoft launched Windows 10 and it created quite a spur among PC users all around the world. Celebrating the anniversary of this launch, Microsoft released the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in August last year. In 2017, Microsoft is ready with the Windows 10 Creators Update....

Quick Heal partners Rising Pune Supergiant to spread mass awareness on Internet security

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 April 13, 2017

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Quick Heal Technologies Limited has associated with Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) as ‘Security Partner’ for IPL 2017. With this association, the IT giant plans to spread the importance of cyber security to the masses. Quick Heal will roll-out its IPL themed campaign across OOH, digital and social media channels to...

Activate WhatsApp two-step verification feature on your phone right now

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 February 10, 2017

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After several months of testing, WhatsApp has finally rolled out the two-step verification security feature which will prevent anyone else from activating your WhatsApp phone number without a six digit passcode. How to enable the Two-Step Verification Feature To enable this security feature users have to open WhatsApp > Settings...

Quick Heal Total Security receives ‘Top Product’ rating in AV TEST Institute results for Sep-Oct 2016

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 December 12, 2016

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AV-TEST Product Review and Certification Report for Sep-Oct 2016 has recognized Quick Heal Total Security with an outstanding rating of 17.5/18 in its latest evaluation. View results. Quick Heal Total Security scored a perfect rating of 6/6 for protection and usability, and a near perfect score of 5.5/6 for its...

Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 rated big by AV-Test & AV-Comparatives

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 November 22, 2016

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Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 comes off with flying colors in tests conducted by AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives. Read on. AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives are two independent organizations which test, assess, and evaluate antivirus software against a variety of criteria. In the September’s review by AV-TEST, Quick Heal Total Security (v17.00) bagged...

Ransomware Alert! ODIN – A new variant of Locky Ransomware

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 September 30, 2016
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A new variant of the infamous Locky Ransomware has been observed in the wild. It’s called Odin. This variant appends the extension .odin to the files it encrypts with new ransom note filenames. This ransomware is being spread via spam emails that carry a malicious WSF Script attachment. How Odin...

WhatsApp to share your phone number with Facebook. Here’s how you can prevent this

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 August 26, 2016

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The privacy policy of WhatsApp has undergone some change as of 25th August 2016. And here are 10 things that you must know. 1. WhatsApp has announced that it will start sharing your phone number with its parent company Facebook (Facebook acquired WhatsApp back in February 2014). This news comes...

Beware of the Godless Malware

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 July 13, 2016

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You might have heard of the Godless Android malware that surfaced last month. This post explains some important facts around the malware, and how you can stay away from it. What is the Godless Malware? Carrying a bit of an intimidating name, ‘Godless’ is a malware that targets Android phones...

4 tips on how to protect yourself from ATM skimming

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 June 27, 2016
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It so happens that a vacation taken by a cyber security expert turns out to be yet another eye-opener for many. While holidaying in Vienna, Austria, cyber security expert Benjamin Tedesco comes across a well-camouflaged ATM skimming machine. Before we continue, let us tell you a little about what is...