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5 things you can do to recover money stolen from your bank account

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 August 28, 2017

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The 5 things that you can do to recover money stolen from your bank account are based on an incident experienced by my mother. An amount of 50,000 was stolen from her bank account. The rest of the post narrates the incident. My mother (a homemaker) received a call on...

What is Quick Heal Total Security Multi-Device?

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 August 18, 2017

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If you are using a smartphone and a laptop, then it is most likely for at least one of your family members using a similar device or devices. Your parents, for instance, might be using a Windows desktop, your sibling a Mac and your kids an Android smartphone. In short,...

Just hovering your computer mouse over a hyperlink can get your computer infected

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 June 21, 2017

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In a new kind of attack, cybercriminals are infecting computers with a banking Trojan simply by fooling users into hovering over a link embedded in a malicious PowerPoint file. Attackers are sending malicious PowerPoint Show (PPS) or Open XML Slide Show (PPSX) to users via spam emails. These files only...

Alert! Install the BHIM app only from official app stores

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 January 4, 2017
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• BHIM is a digital payment app recently launched by the Government of India.
• BHIM app is currently available only in Google Play Store.
• Several other apps having the name 'BHIM' are present in Google Play.
• Install only the official BHIM app developed by 'National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)'

The Top 10 Cybersecurity Stories of 2016

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 December 31, 2016
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Before we take yet another step into the New Year, let’s quickly look back at the top 10 cybersecurity stories of 2016. 1. Do not take that IQ Test on Facebook. It’s a Scam! In Jan 2016, a scam was afoot on Facebook. This scam was tricking users into taking...

Quick Heal releases New Ad Campaign Focusing on the Risks of Free Antivirus solutions

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 December 28, 2016
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Quick Heal Technologies Limited has released an ad campaign to draw the consumers’ attention towards the risks associated with free antivirus solutions. Targeting the youth and working professionals in its TVCs, Quick Heal aims to create awareness on the security threats which a free antivirus product is not capable to...

5 Safety Tips for Secure Mobile Transactions

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 December 28, 2016

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With the promotion of a cashless economy by the Government, more and more people are likely to embrace digital modes of transactions. Many users are trying out these modes for the first time. Due to better mobility, smartphones are the most convenient choice for a lot of people. But how exactly can...

11 Tips for Secure Cashless Transactions

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 December 22, 2016
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In the wake of the demonetisation campaign, people are opting for cashless transactions for online banking, shopping, paying bills, booking tickets, etc. But, while this mode of payment may have brought some relief to the cash crunch in ATMs and banks, it has opened up new opportunities for cybercriminals. And...

The Rio Olympics: Big Event. Bigger Stakes. Huge Online Scams

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 July 12, 2016

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The month of August will witness some of the best performances by world class athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics. Considering the magnitude of the event, the online scammers have made best use of the platform to launch phishing attacks, lottery scams, counterfeit offers, merchandising schemes and more. As athletes prepare...

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...