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The State of Android Malware in 2014

 February 4, 2015

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In the year 2014, Android usage and malware saw an exponential rise vis-à-vis preceding years. Quick Heal Labs detected close to 3 million malware samples throughout the year and several new attack vectors and techniques were propagated by malware authors throughout the globe. Some malicious apps were even spotted in...

Apple security in the spotlight and other IT Security news

 September 22, 2014

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Apple enjoyed a fine week with the reveal of iOS8 and the new iPhone 6, but in spite of its claims of being at a different level as its rivals, when it comes to security and privacy, it’s not all apples and oranges. Apple faces many of the same issues...

New Android Mobile Banking Malware and Other IT Security News and Alerts

 July 5, 2014

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While we are all glued to our couches watching our favorite football teams crush one another, let’s direct our attention a bit towards some important IT security news and alerts for this week. An Embarrassing Password Revelation No example of irony can match what the security team of the FIFA...

At Quick Heal, Our Products are Really Priceless!

 June 27, 2014

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At Quick Heal, our endeavor is to provide ‘Mobile Security for all’. Very soon, Quick Heal Mobile Security will be bringing in new and enhanced features. Beyond that, we also have a little surprise for you. Get a sneak peek at what these features are and what are we up...

Dear Departed XP Still Getting Security Updates and Other IT Security News

 May 3, 2014

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Looks like XP is still the hot talk of the town, even after it was pulled out of support last month. In the wake of a nasty security bug in IE which could let hackers completely zombify a user’s machine, Microsoft released a quick security patch. But the interesting news...

Security News – Heartbleed Exposes Millions of Online Passwords

 April 12, 2014

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There has been a severe password outage this week thanks to the already famous ‘Heartbleed’ breakdown. Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive data have been revealed so it is strongly advised that you change all your passwords immediately. Other security news updates pale in comparison to this...

Beware – Fake Google Apps Spotted Over Windows Phone Store!

 April 2, 2014

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Windows Phone has a worldwide market share of less than 5% in 2014, and this has led to its marketplace (known as the Windows Phone Store) being ignored by several app developers. The most prominent of these developers of course, is Google. Right now the only Google app that is...

Android Malware on the Loose – Android.Hehe.A

 April 1, 2014

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The name of this malware may sound funny, but what it can do to your mobile, may not be so. Here’s a quick overview of the Android malware called Android.Hehe.A What is it? Android.Hehe.A is a Trojan horse designed to infect Android devices.   How does it look? Once installed...

Pinterest Hacked, Facebook Buys Oculus and More – Latest Security News

 March 29, 2014

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Interesting security news unfolded this week as Facebook bought Oculus Rift for $2 Billion. What could Facebook possibly want with virtual reality gaming you ask? Well, that remains to be seen. Here are some more notable stories. Google Glass Can be Misused as a High Tech Spyware Researchers at California...

Leaked passwords, Android malware and Google sued – Latest security news

 March 22, 2014

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With another week gone by, there are several noteworthy developments that have taken place in the security and tech world. Here are some relevant stories that will interest and worry you at the same time. 4.6 million Snapchat user IDs leaked online Snapchat, a photo messaging app for Android and...