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Quick Heal Gadget Securance: Stay Connected, Stay Fearless!

 October 29, 2015

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It is not difficult to infer that there is this Nomophobia in all of us. It is the level of addiction and anxiety that varies. And, the good news is, Quick Heal has identified and diagnosed several cases of Nomophobia, and has come up with a cure called Quick Heal...

The Nomophobia World: Virtual is (UN)REAL

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 October 27, 2015

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Do you think your world is where your phone is? If yes, then welcome to the world of Nomophobia where virtual is the only real world. You love your smartphone and have a special psychological attachment to it. You constantly get back to your phone to check updates on social...

The New Generation Nomophobians: The World is where the Phone is!

 October 26, 2015

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Psychiatrists spent years researching on drug and alcohol abuse trends among those aged 18-25 years. They devised effective treatment strategies for such abuses and were successful in completely curing teenagers and adults. Little did they know that a device called mobile phone can give rise to the biggest phobia the...

Two Mistakes You’re Making While Charging Your Smartphone Battery

 September 15, 2015

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One of the most common complaints that anyone who uses a smartphone has, is regarding the battery of the device. While our new phones are packed with powerful features, ultrafast processors and are also as thin as a wafer, all this leads to a situation where the battery life of...

Why it is Unsafe to Use Pattern Locks to Protect Your Smartphone

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 September 11, 2015

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When it comes to smartphone security, one of the first things that we recommend is to switch on the screen lock feature. A surprisingly large number of people are still using their phones without any kind of screen lock enabled and this is a major security loophole that leaves their...

How Android Malware Evolved Over Q2 2015

 July 15, 2015

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The recently released Quick Heal Quarterly Threat Report for Q2 2015 had some interesting trends and insights into the IT security industry. The report highlights in-depth statistics and analysis of all malware samples that were detected in the months of April, May and June 2015. The platforms that were studied...

Lost Your Android Phone? Google its Location to find it

 May 4, 2015

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Have you ever experienced the stress that comes with a lost /stolen phone and wondered if there was a simple yet effective way to track your smartphone? Google now has a solution for you, and it is as simple as it gets. If you wish to pinpoint the exact location...

Top 7 Mobile Banking Security Tips

 April 6, 2015

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Mobile banking has revolutionized the way we manage our bank accounts. Internet banking did make our lives easier by letting us bank from the comfort of our desktops and laptops. But, mobile banking has tremendously increased this level of convenience. What took several hours to deposit an amount of money...

Mythbuster: IMEI Blocking cannot Protect your Lost Phone

 September 17, 2014

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The following is a precautionary issue for our readers and subscribers. From multiple sources, online and offline, we recently came to know about a common illegal trend that is afoot in several cities in India and is gaining momentum with time. Here’s a recap of a news related to this...

Beware of the ‘Facebook Color Changer App’ Malware Scam!

 August 8, 2014

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Have you come across the Facebook Color Changer App? Be informed that, this is yet another scam by hackers to target Facebook users. According to latest reports, about 10,000 Facebook users have already fallen prey to this scam and infected their computers. Known as the Facebook Color Changer App, this...