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July 2016

Nicolas Cage Death Hoax
If a recent social media news is to be believed, then the famous ‘Face-Off’ actor Nicolas Cage is dead! This, however, is a complete hoax. Online scammers have a knack to misuse human emotions as a cash cow. A case in point are the celebrity death hoaxes. Earlier, we had...
Fake_Pokemon-Apps
Mobile gaming apps are nothing new anymore. Thousands of them come and go, probably every week. But, there is a time when an app comes along that takes the entire world by storm. I am talking about the Pokémon GO app which has become the new Internet darling, sensation, rage;...
Godless_malware_
You might have heard of the Godless Android malware that surfaced last month. This post explains some important facts around the malware, and how you can stay away from it. What is the Godless Malware? Carrying a bit of an intimidating name, ‘Godless’ is a malware that targets Android phones...
Rio_Oympics_2016_Scams
The month of August will witness some of the best performances by world class athletes in 2016 Rio Olympics. Considering the magnitude of the event, the online scammers have made best use of the platform to launch phishing attacks, lottery scams, counterfeit offers, merchandising schemes and more. As athletes prepare...
data breach
A data breach is defined as an incident where private and confidential information is illegally viewed, used or accessed by a malicious entity. In May 2016, passwords of over 100 million LinkedIn users were stolen by hackers in a major data breach. Similar incidents of data breach have occurred in...
System Startup Issue
Some of our users might be facing system startup issues. This blog post explains the solution to the problem. Problem description A certain group of Quick Heal users has reported to be experiencing system startup issues. The issue occurred after users received the update that was released on 30th June...