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Forward spam and unwanted SMS texts to +91-86000-44733
September 7, 2012

Quick Heal Mobile Security has been protecting Android and BlackBerry users effectively. However, one of the most persistent threats to mobile devices is the abundance of spam, fraudulent, marketing and other unwanted text messages that people receive. SMS (Short Message Service) messages are the most widespread means of communication for millions of people all over the world and the low cost and ease is simply unbeatable.

However, there are many parties that take undue advantage of this medium and bombard our inbox with spammy texts. Some of these are legitimate, yet unwanted, offers from marketers whereas others are simply fraudulent scams that try to entice and fool people. The recent rise in SMiShing attacks further demonstrates this claim.

Quick Heal now provides a phone number that you can forward such SMS messages to. We will take a note of all such messages that reach us and this information will help us enhance our protection.

If you receive spam and unwanted marketing messages, kindly forward such messages to +91-8600044733.

Quick Heal Mobile Security provides a feature that lets users block unwanted messages from suspicious numbers. Our scan engine analyzes such messages and this information is utilized to improve the protection features offered. Since such messages are a rising concern amongst mobile users, the feedback we receive will help us improve the capabilities of our engine. That directly translates to ensuring progressively better detection rates and enhanced security.

  • Please note that one does not need Quick Heal Mobile Security installed on his/her mobile phone to forward an SMS to this number.
  • Additionally, regular SMS rates (as per user plan) will apply to anyone who forwards a suspicious message.
  • The message sent by interested individuals will be treated as a valuable and voluntary contribution to the security community.
  • We also request readers to store this number for future reference.

Click here for more details on Quick Heal Mobile Security for Android and BlackBerry products.

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Sanjay Katkar
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Sanjay Katkar is the Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer of Quick Heal Technologies Limited. He holds a Masters in Computer Science from University of...
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  1. Could you please check, Spam emails on my account?

    What is the solution?

    best Regards
    Raju

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    • Shyam GhimireSeptember 7, 2012 at 9:54 PM

      Is it possible to control/check the unwanted mail.

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    • Mukund RathodSeptember 7, 2012 at 10:05 PM

      Just go to ur email And open emails which u dont want.
      check for an option to UNSUBSCRIBE it. its in the mail itself.
      then follow that link to unsubscribe it.
      you will not get further spam from concerned sender, website.

      Reply
  2. pravinbhai bhalchandra thakorSeptember 7, 2012 at 3:08 PM

    my quick heal is not working last one year i am perchase new com. and i requist my com. not working is quick heal i new perchase quick heal .thank you …. pravinbhaithakor.. my com is very slawo

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  3. Thank you sir for the info,
    The no is noted so that regular marketing and fraudulent text and MSG `s along with no can be forwarded to above mentioned no.

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  4. Deepak RajgorSeptember 7, 2012 at 3:27 PM

    I will forward whatever spam I am getting on my cell and do my bit to help in a small manner….

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  5. Hi,

    Thank you very much i am waiting for the same from long time.

    Thank you

    Keerthy

    X VIRUS LAB

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  6. Sankar Prasad GhoshSeptember 7, 2012 at 4:12 PM

    Yesterday I scanned my system with Quick Heal Antimalware and got a spyware which has a low threat level.I cleaned my system and it was shown to be cleaned successfully. But the very next time when I scanned, I ot the same malware.

    Please help me in this situation,

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  7. Dear Sir,
    My system is too slow please give me some solution.

    Thanks

    Arun Shetty

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    • Kousik AdhikarySeptember 8, 2012 at 12:58 PM

      By The way I forgot to mention that if you use Quick Heal Total Security then it has a built in System Cleanup Software so there will be no need for another extra software.

      Reply
  8. yes quickheal total security is total security of computer it can remove successful all virus thanks to quickheal

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  9. nice

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  10. its a good anti virouse program

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  11. as the security threat level is low ..i would suggest to manually delete the folder indicated by qh antimalware …once i got the same type of problem..each time i scanned there was something detected which was not able to be deleted by qh antimalware ..then i found the folder is visible to me .so i deleted it manually .well you can try in safe mode too

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  12. Pranjit borthakurSeptember 7, 2012 at 11:40 PM

    Hisir

    My Quickheal internet security is not working.So i inform you sir.Kindly chake and updet my security.Thank you………….

    Reply
  13. Dilbag KoundalSeptember 8, 2012 at 1:46 AM

    great.. security.. post. how to we can measure the Antivirus is running best and we dont have any virus?

    very much happy to use quick heal.

    Thanks for the article. teach us more..

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  14. Guys, I have received this alert on my desktop notification as I am using Quick Heal Total Security 2013. I have added the number to my contact list and I will submit each spammy message I received. Those message ar so annoying and full of distractions. I am gonna fight back now. Thanks

    Regards,
    Amrik Virdi

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  15. SUHAS PARANJPESeptember 8, 2012 at 6:10 AM

    Hello,

    I have Nokia N8 (Symbian Belle platform). Can i forward from this phone as well? Most of the times it is a lottery winning message!

    Do you have any security system for Symbian Belle?

    Warm regards.

    Suhas

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  16. this programe is very well for antivirus.

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  17. banchha nidhi beheraSeptember 8, 2012 at 12:17 PM

    thnks

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  18. Kousik AdhikarySeptember 8, 2012 at 12:59 PM

    I will try to send the span I receive.
    🙂

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  19. very good ani virus

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  20. Hello,
    I have Nokia N700 (Support-Symbian Belle platform). Can i forward from this phone as well? Most of the times it is a lottery winning message

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  21. Great move! The number of SMSs with lottery, property deals,services,astro solutions (& the list goes on…) is extremely annoying.

    But even more annoying are the number of Tele-Callers calling for Insurance plans, recruitment services & NGOs seeking donations,which is on the high these days despite my number being registered on NDNC for the past 8 yrs!!!!
    Some telecallers argue that they are doing their job & have a right to call every number they have on their list while some apologize but beg & plead to be heard at least once.

    Any suggestions on how to get rid of this menace & Block unknown numbers on mobiles (like a spam filer of sorts) ?
    Thanks!

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  22. Plz add Nokia C2-00 in quick Heal Mobile scan list , so that we can scan this mobilee too.

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  23. SUSIL KUMAR DALAISeptember 8, 2012 at 8:03 PM

    sir pls remove unwanted spam & SMS on my mail

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  24. my quickheal internet security is not working.so inform you sir.kindley chake and update my secuirty. Thank you

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  25. machhindra lamkhadeSeptember 9, 2012 at 12:35 PM

    i have newly purchased quick heal pro & installed on my dell lapy vostro 1015.but there is problem with update this ativirus,,it is very slow process & sometimes shows that “quick update has stoped working”.
    plz note ,i am using win 7 home basic 32 bit OS.
    & give me the correct solution.

    Reply
  26. Kiritsinh vaghelaSeptember 9, 2012 at 1:27 PM

    My Quickheal internet security is not working.So i inform you sir.Kindly chake and updet my security.Thank you………….

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  27. Pinak Pani PandeySeptember 9, 2012 at 5:24 PM

    My QHTC updates daily. I purchased it in 2009 and renewed it for three years in 2010. Today I got it updated. Suddenly now it says that the virus database is of 12.05.2012

    Why does it happen so. It happened in May 2012 also.

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  28. thank you sir a lot
    i am very afraid of such SMSes
    i hv noted the number and will contribute to your database..
    i luv yr product and i am a registered customer of total security since last 5 yrs.
    keep progressing.

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  29. is this service also available for phones other than mentioned above?

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  30. Vidyadhar PatilSeptember 13, 2012 at 10:20 AM

    Hi
    If you have Quick Heal Installed in the System just click on Scan Menu on the Dashboard to find the Several Scan Methods of Quick Heal

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  31. I also dont have an android or blackberry ….can i still send a msg??(mine is a java platform)

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  32. how can i detect my spam mails in quick heal

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    • Hi Manikanta,
      You need to open your Quick Heal dashboard and then click on the ‘Emails’ icon. You can then alter the settings as per your requirements. You can open the ‘Spam Protection’ settings to enable Quick Heal detection for spam emails on your machine.
      Regards.

      Reply
  33. hi ,
    sir my system is creating some problem and it is receiving some kind of update n how i can scan my mobile by quick heal .

    Reply