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Fake Apps – a new emerging trend!

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 November 14, 2017

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Recently we had blogged about a fake WhatsApp app on Google Play. And soon after we started observing more fake apps getting hosted on Google Play. Interestingly, these fake apps were having good ratings and download count which clearly suggest the growing trend of fake apps in the Android world....

Watch out for Android Ransomware – It’s rising!

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 June 5, 2017

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It’s not only PC ransomware that you should be worrying about. Android ransomware too is on the rise… Android ransomware has grown by 200% according to the study done by Quick Heal Security Labs for its Q1 Threat Report. Click here to read the full report Android ransomware work in...

Dear Women, Define your Online Identity Securely

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 March 10, 2017

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Amazing women are everywhere. They have defined our past and are making our present better so that we can look forward to a better future. Women have always been more vocal, expressive and willing to share than men. And social networking has become one the most powerful platforms for them...

5 Easy Tips to Free up Space on Your Android

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 June 16, 2016

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Is your smartphone not as zappy as it used to be when you bought it? If yes, then you can blame low memory space for this. When your phone runs out of memory, it refuses to take any more pics or videos, install updates or run smoothly – all obvious...

Stay Away from all these Apps on Google Play

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 February 17, 2016

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This is a precautionary advisory for all our readers who use Android smartphones. A Trojan detected by Quick Heal as Android.Xynyin.C, is known to have been injected into more than 60 gaming apps available in the Google Play Store. According to the intelligence reports received from our Malware Analysts, the...

Security Habit to Make: Strong Passwords for Stronger Security

 January 12, 2016

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In continuation to the first part of Security Habits to Break and Make in 2016, this one is the second part that talks about choosing strong and not-so-constant passwords. No.2 Security Habit to Break: Having devices that are not password protected. No.2 Security Habit to Make: Create complex and strong...

Security Habits to Break and Make in 2016

 January 5, 2016

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Here we are in a New Year with all new resolutions and promises. While we keep some, we often tend to break many. Quick Heal will always advise you to work on your promises. Every year, Quick Heal promises to come up with better and updated versions of security solutions...

Quick Heal Security Predictions for 2016: Be Alert, Be Secured and Stay Safe!

 December 24, 2015

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It is time to say goodbye to 2015 and welcome 2016. New Year wishes, greetings and celebrations are on its way. And, so are New Year resolutions and predictions. Quick Heal family wishes you a Merry Christmas and a safe and secured New Year 2016. 2015 was an eventful year...

Security Vulnerabilities for Android and iOS Hit An All-time High in 2015

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 December 4, 2015

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Quick Heal hopes it has been a good year for you. But, has it been a good year for your mobile devices as well? It has been an alarming year for both Android and iOS users. If Android users were vulnerable to Stagefright attacks, iOS users had their own share...