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Rahul Thadani

About Rahul Thadani

Rahul is a web enthusiast and blogger, and has been writing about the computer security industry for the last three years. Following the latest technology trends, he has written several articles and blog posts related to the antivirus industry.

TRAI Hands Out Landmark Blow to Facebook Free Basics

 February 9, 2016

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In a landmark ruling, TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) has come out in favor of net neutrality and upheld the integrity of a free Internet for one and all in the Indian telecom industry. TRAI has now banned broadband providers and mobile carriers from offering differential pricing to customers...

Boarding Passes Pose Serious Security Risks for Frequent Fliers

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 January 22, 2016

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

When was the last time you took a flight to someplace and back and then carelessly threw your boarding pass into the bin without even thinking twice? Well if you regularly follow this habit, then you will be concerned to know that every boarding pass contains a barcode that holds...

4 Simple Tricks to Spot Fake LinkedIn Profiles

 December 11, 2015
LinkedIn security tips

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Do you use LinkedIn to connect with your professional contacts and to interact or look around for potential employment opportunities? If yes, then you must have surely received LinkedIn connection requests from some people unknown to you at some point in time. Most people assume that LinkedIn is a reliable...

Global Crackdown on 37,000 Fake Shopping Sites

 December 7, 2015
Fake shopping sites

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Ecommerce websites are all the rage around the world today, and millions of goods exchange hands over the festive season in particular. There are several popular sites that a majority of people prefer shopping over; however, some people also choose some relatively unknown sites due to bigger discounts or more...

Superfish 2.0 – Dell Laptops Preinstalled with Similar Malware and Security Flaw

 November 26, 2015
Superfish 2.0 on Dell

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Earlier this year, several cases came to light where brand new Lenovo laptops came preinstalled with a strain of adware that was being used by hackers to steal sensitive data. This adware was known as ‘Superfish’ and it affected thousands of PC users around the world. The Superfish adware effectively...

Using Google Chrome on these Operating Systems Will be Risky

 November 19, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers around, and this is highlighted by its growing usage statistics around the world. In January 2015, the number of Chrome users around the world was around the 62% mark, and in the month of September this number has gone up to...

Evolution of Android Malware – Quick Heal Threat Report Q3 2015

 November 4, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

We recently reported the notable Windows malware stats and findings from the Quick Heal Quarterly Threat Report Q3, 2015. In this post we will be sharing some insights and interesting findings from the Android section of this report. As per latest data by IDC, there were close to 350 million...

Windows Malware on the Rise – Quick Heal Threat Report Q3 2015

 November 2, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

The Quick Heal Threat Research Labs receive malware trends from around the world in real-time and the results these findings show are very insightful. In the third quarter of 2015, the months of July, August and September, the Windows platform has undergone a rather large number of malware attacks and...

Google Stores All Your Voice Searches – Good Idea or Not?

 October 19, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

OK Google! This simple phrase converts Android smartphones into an endless treasure trove of instant searches controlled by simple voice commands. In many ways, the future is already here but do you know that Google actually stores records of every voice search you carry out? The data it collects is...

WhatsApp and Google Drive Integration Just Around the Corner

 October 9, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Losing a phone is never a pleasant experience, especially with the amount of data that is actually present on people’s smartphones today. Phone loss through theft or carelessness can be an expensive matter, and this is compounded further by all the information that is one the phone, amongst other things....