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

 September 8, 2020

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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....

Why is smartphone security so important?

 July 28, 2020

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Let’s pause for a second here and think about the astonishingly smart palm-sized device – that is our phone. A decade or two ago it would have been impossible to imagine all the things that a modern-day smartphone can do. A day without our smartphone is quite unimaginable. From remembering...

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Myths about mobile security and facts that debunk them

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 May 31, 2018

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When it comes to desktop computers, people go for the best security software. But when the talk is about their mobile security, odds are, they are least bothered. Most think that their mobile devices are less vulnerable to cyberattacks than their computers; that however, is a myth, and probably a...

Beware of fake apps that claim to help you invest in JioCoin

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 February 2, 2018

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After news of Reliance Jio to launch its own cryptocurrency Jio emerged, a bunch of scammers seemed to have sprung into action. The Google Play Store was recently flooded with fake apps claiming to help users invest in JioCoin. And not long after this, Reliance issued an official statement rubbishing...

Fake Apps – a new emerging trend!

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 November 14, 2017

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Recently we had blogged about a fake WhatsApp app on Google Play. And soon after we started observing more fake apps getting hosted on Google Play. Interestingly, these fake apps were having good ratings and download count which clearly suggest the growing trend of fake apps in the Android world....

Watch out for Android Ransomware – It’s rising!

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 June 5, 2017

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It’s not only PC ransomware that you should be worrying about. Android ransomware too is on the rise… Android ransomware has grown by 200% according to the study done by Quick Heal Security Labs for its Q1 Threat Report. Click here to read the full report Android ransomware work in...

Update your Quick Heal Total Security App for Enhanced Security

 September 28, 2016

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This is an advisory for users of the Quick Heal Total Security App. Starting from 1st October 2016, versions of this app that are older than (2.01.063) will stop supporting the Parental Control feature. To continue using this feature, updating to the latest version is necessary. More importantly, this version...

Quick Heal Mobile Security Bags 5-Star Rating & ‘Android Security Recommended” Award by PCSL

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 March 28, 2016

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Quick Heal is proud to share that the PCSL IT Consulting Group has awarded the Quick Heal Mobile Security app with the title of “Android Security Recommended 2015”. This title is granted to Android mobile security vendors who received a 5-star monthly award at least twice during the course of...

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...

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...