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March 2015

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The ransomware menace is becoming a sore of the Internet. Just last month, we had released an extensive blog post about the alarming growth in ransomware attacks across the world. There are around 12 families of ransomware detected in the wild as of now. And joining the gang is a...
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A couple of days ago, a few of our readers shared their experience of receiving fake virus alerts while browsing the Internet on their mobile device. This post tells you more about these alerts. Unwanted and malicious pop-up ads have been around in the Internet for a long time now....
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Over the years we have come across several interesting and clever scams that unsuspecting victims have fallen for. However, in the last few days we have discovered a new technique that seems to have claimed plenty of victims off late. This rather innovative trick does not involve the usage of...
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A new scam is going viral among the WhatsApp crowd – the ‘WhatsApp Calling Invitation’ scam. Read what this scam is all about from this post. One of the trending news on the Internet is the newest feature of WhatsApp that allows voice calls over mobile data or Wi-Fi. The...
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Now that the FREAK attack is officially a full blown crisis in the security domain, we have some useful tips for users of Android, Apple and OpenSSL. Stay tuned for more tips and updates on the FREAK attack.
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A new Internet vulnerability is affecting popular SSL clients across the web. Eerily named FREAK, this flaw allows malicious parties and attackers to force servers to automatically downgrade to weakened ciphers. Once this is done, the attackers can easily crack all encrypted communications of these weakened servers through advanced Man-In-The-Middle...
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In case you missed it, a very thought provoking and rather intriguing question came to the fore recently with regards to Facebook privacy and what it really means for individual users. If you have heard of the UK trance group Above & Beyond, then you must be familiar with a...
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Extending the battery life of Android smartphones and tablets is not only a major point of concern for Android users, it is also a crucial aspect for phone manufacturers to keep in mind. Screen sizes of phones and tablets are getting larger, and this increases the load on battery performance....