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February 2014

A New Generation of Cyberattacks that Can Fry Your Computer

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If we thought that cyberattacks can only affect our computers to the software level, then here’s a something to give this thought a different perspective! Uptil now, we witnessed cyberattacks going after the software components of targeted computers. But apparently, there is something scarier than this; something that can take...

What is the Biggest Threat to Your Computer and Online Safety?

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Where there is smoke, there is fire; and where there is Internet, there is the risk of malware attacks. Although, perhaps a bad analogy, it sends the meaning right across. To put it differently, the Internet is like a layer of thin ice. As long as you know about the...

Latest IT Security News, Updates Alerts for the Week

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With Facebook having bought WhatsApp, it only remains to be seen how that would affect the privacy of users of both the platforms. In the meantime, here are some important news you must have a look at. AT&T received over 300,000 user data requests from law enforcement agencies. – Read...

Latest IT Security News Bulletin for This Week

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With the second week of February coming to an end, we have got a few but interesting news for you all. One of them is about the immensely-popular-but-sadly-dead-game Flappy Bird. Malicious Flappy Bird Apps Are Flying All Over Third Party Android Stores Flappy Bird has hit the runway and odds...

Most Popular IT Security Blog Posts of the Month

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While the entire world is doused in love and mushy feelings on Valentine’s Day, cybercriminals are busy wrapping their evil plans. And in our ongoing effort to jeopardize all such plans, we are giving you a recap of some blog posts with the most insightful tips on online safety.  ...

Android Devices – One More Reason Why Your Business Needs End Point Security

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As much as Android is loved all over the world (well, not all but most), it has its own follies. Yes, it is an open platform, it gives away loads of awesome apps for free, and it is open for customization. So, where’s the folly? Most users must have noted...

Fake Android Antivirus Alert!

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Apparently, a new malicious application is on the loose that poses as an antivirus software for Android devices. In this post, we give you a quick brief about what this malware is all about. Quick Heal has detected this Android malware as Android.Agent.BU. Before installation, the application asks the user...

This Week’s Latest IT Security News and Updates

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Beware of Emails Containing Free FIFA Tickets Malware artists sure are opportunistic. News are up that they are using the FIFA bait to lure their victims. Reportedly, users are receiving emails notifying them that they have won free tickets to 20th FIFA World Cup. The emails contain links to a...

Latest IT Security News, Updates and Alerts for this Week

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This week too was quite an eventful one for the IT Security world, as the others in the past. It included a tale about how a $50,000 Twitter account was hacked, arrest of a CEO, Angry Birds, and ChewBacca – the new malware in town. #1. An interesting tale of...