Blog

June 2013

Latest Security News and Updates for this Week

0

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

6 Million Facebook Account Compromised! Facebook reported that a bug was responsible for exposing email addresses and phone numbers of as much as 6 million Facebook users. The company informed that the bug was a part of the Download Your Information (DIY) tool in Facebook, that allows the user to...

GBP 800,000 from Google! Nope, it’s a Scam

54

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Google helps you find answers to your questions; Google gives away apps for free; Google has an awesome hangout for you and your pals, but Google never pays you 800,000 British pounds! That’s right! One more online scam that has been making rounds on the Internet is the Google Award...

Whatsapp Hoax (fake) Messages Doing the Rounds Again

  • 1
    Share
55

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Today one of my colleagues received a message on WhatsApp that read: “Hello, I. Am riya director of whatsapp, this message is to inform all of our users that we have only 530 accounts available for new phones, and that our servers have recently been very congested, so we asking...

Is BYOD a Concern?

1 Comment

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device, apparently, has become the new mantra in today’s workplace. Its benefits are appealing and attractive, but they also come with major threats and concerns. This post  outlines some important facts about the BYOD program. There is a reason Tim Cook (CEO of Apple Inc.)...

The Latest Security News and Updates from this Week

0

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

With another week wrapping up, let’s quickly leaf through the latest news and updates from the security community. Pirate Bay Co-Founder Sentenced to Two Years in Prison Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, 28, co-founder of the popular torrent site “The Pirate Bay”, is to serve two years in jail. He was found...

Opinion Time – Vote

198

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

The recent leak about USA’s secret monitoring program PRISM has received mixed reactions.  For those who have missed it, here is the background: America’s National Security Agency has been spying on online activities of users especially foreigners by having access to information from global giants like Facebook, Google, Apple, Skype...

How to Set Up Quick Heal Parental Control Feature?

44

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Having a hard time setting up the Quick Heal Parental Control feature? Here’s an easy step-by-step guide to help you out. What is Parental Control and Why is it Important? In today’s digital era, where Internet rules the roost, Parental Control can only be referred to as the need of...

This Week’s Byte of Security News and Updates

  • 1
    Share
0

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

This week’s been quite an eventful one, with Facebook bringing in hashtags and Mumbai police force facing the brunt of cybercrime. Read on. Facebook Hashtags – Exciting or Worrying? If you never paid attention to your privacy settings on Facebook, then it’s time you started doing so. With the Social...

Parental Control – Its Role and its Importance

72

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Does your computer’s security software have Parental Control features in it? If no, then this blog will tell you why you should have one. With summer holidays coming to an end, kids will be bombarded with homework and assignments. And if you have Internet in the house, then your kids...