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Top 10 Security Blog Posts by Quick Heal
November 13, 2014

As we near the end of yet another terrific year, we bring to you the top 10 security blog posts by Quick Heal. These posts were the most read and commented on by our readers. Scroll down to begin.

Top 10 Security Blog Posts by Quick Heal

Simple Privacy Tips for WhatsApp Users
WhatsApp took the SMS technology by storm and threw it out of its stead in a matter of months after its launch. It boasts over 70 million active users in India, which is one-tenth of the global user base which is 600 million. In this post, we have discussed some essential tips users must follow to protect their privacy on WhatsApp.
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3 Important Things You Should Know About Heartbleed
Heartbleed was a major security flaw that swept the Internet industry like a giant sea wave. Using this bug, a hacker can get access to user information such as passwords, credit/debit card numbers, and other information that is protected otherwise. The flaw was discovered in open SSL (Secure Sockets Technology). As reports indicate, Heartbleed is still a threat and many organizations still remain vulnerable to this security flaw.
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Beware of the Delhi Zoo Video Facebook Scam!
A tiger mauled a 20-year-old man to death when he fell into the animal’s enclosure in the Delhi zoo. The incident was caught on a camera by one of the onlookers and the video went viral on the Internet. Along with the original videos, some fake videos also began to circulate on Facebook as a part of an online scam.
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Common Facebook Scams You Need to Know About
In this security blog post, we discussed about some of the most common scams that run on Facebook such as posts on Shocking Videos, Death Celebrity, Fake Virus Warnings, Free Giveaways, and so on.
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Do You Follow these Simple Dos and Don’ts of Internet Safety?
From creating strong and unique passwords to avoiding phishing attacks, this post talks about 30 useful tips on Internet security.
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Beware of the Poodle Bug!
The POODLE bug is a recently discovered security flaw in SSL version 3. Using this bug, a hacker can hijack the victim’s online accounts, and use them illegally. This post talks about this bug in brief, and lists out tips on how users can protect themselves from it.
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Great News: Quick Heal Mobile Security is now Free!
In this post, we informed our readers about Quick Heal Mobile Security going free for all Android users. We also talked about the security features that this free app comes with. If you still haven’t downloaded the app, then this is the right time to do it >> http://bit.ly/1sUcZEr
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Alert: Beware of Malicious Ebola Emails!
The Ebola virus outbreak gave hackers and cybercriminals another reason for tricking people on the Internet. Malicious emails were being circulated on the web that claimed to provide useful information on the Ebola infection. These emails contained malicious attachments and links designed to infect computers with malware.
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How to Block Pop-up Ads
At one time or the other we all have been troubled by annoying pop-up advertisements. This security blog post lists out a few helpful tips on how users can block pop-up ads on their computer.
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Is the End of Windows XP Support Putting ATMs at Risk?
In the wake of the end of Windows XP, a viable question rose about whether or not it would affect ATMs that run on XP. In this blog post, our security analyst brought out some insightful points regarding this issue.
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Those were the top 10 security blogs by Quick Heal, which were read and commented on by our readers. If you feel we have missed out anything in this list, feel free to leave your comment in the comment box below.

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Rajib Singha
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  1. Great information

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  2. shail. m. nirmalNovember 14, 2014 at 9:08 PM

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