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Security Vulnerabilities for Android and iOS Hit An All-time High in 2015

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 December 4, 2015

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Quick Heal hopes it has been a good year for you. But, has it been a good year for your mobile devices as well? It has been an alarming year for both Android and iOS users. If Android users were vulnerable to Stagefright attacks, iOS users had their own share...

The Biggest Apple iPhone Malware Hack Ever

 September 1, 2015

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Ever since the first iPhone released 8 years back, it has been surprisingly secure. There have been very few instances of malware and hacks on these devices, especially in comparison to the more open and less secure Android platform. From time to time though, a hack on iPhones comes along...

Use public Wi-Fi safely with these security tips

 August 20, 2015

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Like oasis is to a deranged traveler in a desert, public WiFi is to people who are constantly on the move and need to get things done. While having easy access to public WiFi networks is convenient, it can put your data at risk of being snooped by attackers, simply...

Quick Heal has released the Software Update for Windows 10 Compatibility

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 July 24, 2015

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Many of our readers might recall that we had spoken of the ‘Windows 10 upgrade’ release and its compatibility with Quick Heal in an earlier blog post. We are glad to inform you that we have released the software update, downloading which will make your Quick Heal copy (v16.00) compatible...

Why are Software Updates so Important for your Security

 June 29, 2015

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Attention readers! – Do you use Adobe Flash in your Internet browser? If yes, then make certain that you have got the latest update from Adobe to prevent any possible Ransomware attacks on your system. The update was released on June 23rd. If you want to read more on this,...

Quick Heal v16.00 (2015) and above will support Windows 10

 June 10, 2015

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The latest spur that has been created on the Internet is by none other than Microsoft. Windows 10 for free? Well, why not! Most users who have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 on their PC have received a notification on their taskbar asking them to reserve their free upgrade to...

Stegosploit – A Technique that can Hack your PC Using Just an Image!

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 June 3, 2015

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By merely looking at an image in your browser, you can infect your PC with a malware. Know how from the following post. Thanks to a technique called Stegosploit, a hacker can infect your system by simply making you load an image on the Internet. You don’t even have to...

Latest IT Security News and Alerts of the Week

 May 30, 2015

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AdultFriendFinder.com hacked, data leaked online About 4 million users of the dating site Adult Friend Finder has been leaked online following a hack. The leaked data include 3.6 million email addresses, sexual orientations, zip codes and other sensitive data that users have provided to the site. Read more about this...

Quikr Scam Alert: Beware of the Distance Buyer’s Scam

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 May 29, 2015

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Online classifieds like Quikr, OLX and others are very convenient marketplaces for buying and selling all kinds of items. These portals are especially effective if you are looking to sell off consumer electronic goods like smartphones and more. However, we would like to share with our users an example of...

Logjam Vulnerability: Why You Need to Upgrade Your Browsers

 May 21, 2015

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Another new SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) vulnerability has come to light in the last few hours and your home computers and office workstations could be at risk. If you are familiar with the Heartbleed and FREAK attacks from the last few months, then you would know that such kind of...