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February 2015

In case you are unaware, Lenovo has been shipping some of its consumer notebooks with a  preinstalled adware called Superfish. This software makes it possible for hackers to steal sensitive user data like passwords, banking information, etc. Scroll down to know more about this adware and how to remove it...
There is a computer worm on the loose that steals personal login ID and passwords. This worm is known to target users of online banking and social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, etc. Scroll down to know more about this worm and how you can stay safe against it. The...
A fake WhatsApp notification email is doing the rounds on the Internet, tricking users into visiting a phishing website. Hackers are targeting Internet users with a fake WhatsApp notification email that pretends to be from WhatsApp. The email notifies the user about a new message and presents them with a...
Overview: Over the last year or so, there has been tremendous growth in the number of ransomware attacks that have been spotted in the wild. Cybercriminals have effectively cracked this ‘business model’ and are generating a significant amount of money through this attack mechanism. What was once an attack technique...
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...
When it comes to web passwords, an average Internet user holds about 26 different accounts, but only has 5 different passwords to access them. This is an alarming statistic as it leaves almost all online accounts of users vulnerable to hackers and password leaks. Now we understand that creating passwords...