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Rajiv Singha

About Rajiv Singha

Rajiv is an IT security news junkie and a computer security blogger at Quick Heal. He is passionate about promoting cybersecurity awareness, content and digital marketing, photography, gaming, and gardening.

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 October 22, 2013

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A few weeks back we had informed our readers about CryptoLocker – a new type of a ransomware that has been let loose on the Internet. This post discusses some more important facts about this malware, and steps you must take to prevent it from affecting your computer. What is...
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 October 21, 2013

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When we speak of online safety for kids, our first priority should be setting up a guard against online predators. These obnoxious people are everywhere on the Internet, just waiting with their net to trap an easy prey. Parental guidance and a little awareness can go a long way into...
 October 19, 2013

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Information Security’s Worth in India will be 25 crore this year In the wake of rising cyber threats, information security in the country will be fueled by an average of 25 crore in 2013. This is according to a State of Information Security Survey 2014, conducted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC),...
 October 17, 2013

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In our earlier blog post, we talked about the top 20 malware plaguing the Android platform. In this post, we will give you an insight into how each of these malware function once they gain entry into targeted devices. The Top 20 Android Malware 1. Android.FakeRun.A • Android.FakeRun.A is designed...
 October 15, 2013

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Since the time Android made its entry into the Smartphone arena, it ruffled quite a few players; even the big ones. At present time, Google Android grips a tight 51.6% of the US market share (source: www.androidcentral.com, report as of August 2013). The open source nature of Android has made...
 October 11, 2013

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WhatsApp Site taken down by Hackers WhatsApp has again made the headlines, thanks to a hacking group called KDMS Team. Netizens who visited the Web site of the most popular instant messaging service, reported defacement of the site. The company issued a statement admitting that their Web site was hijacked...
 October 5, 2013

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Adobe Hacked – Data of 2.9 million Customers Compromised! Adobe has announced in its blog of a major security breach that compromised the data of 2.9 million of its customers. According to the company’s chief security officer, the hacked data mainly included customer IDs, encrypted passwords, encrypted credit and debit...
 October 3, 2013

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Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the book of hackers. But as old as it might be, phishing still remains the most lucrative tool for cyber criminals; as they say, old is gold. This post tells you about phishing and measures you can take to avoid it. What...
 September 30, 2013

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Taking about new and sophisticated Android malware, we may have a winner. A malware that uses Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) servers to send stolen information to the malware author has made its entry. When it comes to sophistication, this mobile malware is known to outrun most malware families. Part...
 September 27, 2013

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IT Returns of SRK, Salman Khan, and Sachin Tendulkar Hacked Looks like cyber criminals have their eyes on Bollywood as well. Reportedly, a Chartered Accountancy (CA) student has been charged with hacking into the income tax returns of Bollywood stars Sharukh Khan and Salman Khan. Industrialist Anil Ambani and sport...