Rajiv Singha

About Rajiv Singha

Rajiv is an IT security news junkie and a computer security blogger at Quick Heal. He is passionate about promoting cybersecurity awareness, content and digital marketing, photography, gaming, and gardening.

A Look at this Week’s Latest Security News and Updates

 July 20, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Truecaller Gets a Bad Cyberattack Call Apparently, the website of popular online phonebook app, Truecaller, experienced a cyberattack, letting hackers gain unauthorized access to some data. The company has confirmed the same in its official blog. It seems, the Syrian Electronic Army is responsible for the cyberattack. News is up...

Lost your Laptop? Let Quick Heal Track it for you!

 July 19, 2013

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

What are the odds of getting back a lost or a stolen laptop? Sure, there are many types of laptop tracking software available on the market, yet, reportedly, 46% of lost laptops have no anti-theft protection. Why so? Well, this could be because: Most might think that such software is...

No More Support for Windows XP from April 2014

 July 17, 2013

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Here’s a reminder for all our readers – Microsoft will no longer be providing any services to Windows XP operating system from April 8, 2014. In other words, machines still running this OS, will no longer receive security updates, and will be out of all kinds of support (paid or...

Chat Room Dangers that Kids and Teens are exposed to

 July 15, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Chat rooms can be a great online space to hang out for kids and especially teens who share similar interests, thoughts or experiences. But at the same time, the same place can be a dark and dingy alley infested with online predators. This post gives you an insight into some...

Weekly Roundup of the Latest Security News and Updates

 July 12, 2013

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Pune Cops Shut Down 25 Suspicious Bank Accounts The infamous Nigerian scam is yet again making the headlines, and this time in the city of Pune. Reportedly, many people have been duped by miscreants running this scam. The fraudsters used text messages, emails, and websites to trick their targets. Fortunately,...

The Underlying Threats to Enterprise Security

 July 10, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

When it comes to enterprise security, there’s a lot at stake; consumers, operations, business relationships, work force, brand image, and financial status, to name a few. While the number of enterprise security threats can be in hundreds, in this post, we have discussed some of the most critical ones. Top...

Got an Email Attachment? Pause, Think and Inquire

 July 5, 2013

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An email attachment is but the Pandora’s Box of the online world. You never know what might pop out of it! In this post, we have discussed the dangers email attachments entail, and some safety tips on how to tackle the same. The Biggest Risk of Email Attachments Inarguably, one...

United We Infect! Vobfus and Beebone – Viral Friends Forever

 July 2, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

If you are having a hard time with your best buddy, it’s time you took a lesson or two from the malware duo – Vobfus and Beebone. Sounds like two hillbilly characters from a cartoon show right? Well, no! The Sophisticated Malware Duo! As reported by security experts, Vobfus and...

Latest Security News and Updates for this Week

 June 29, 2013

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...