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.

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

 June 28, 2013

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...

Is BYOD a Concern?

 June 24, 2013

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

 June 22, 2013

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...

How to Set Up Quick Heal Parental Control Feature?

 June 17, 2013

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

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 June 15, 2013

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

 June 12, 2013

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...

Watering Hole Attack – An Overview

 June 10, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Guess what would be a better way for a predator to stalk its prey, rather than chasing it? Well, waiting patiently at a watering hole, where its prey would eventually turn up. Strangely, in the online world, hackers are also using the same strategy to trap their victims. This blog...

This Week’s Dose of Latest Security News and Updates

 June 7, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Already planning for the weekend, good! But first, let’s see what security news and updates various anti-virus experts have for us! Zeus – the Global Malware is Back! A popular fan book page – “Bring the N.F.L. To Los Angeles”, as New York Times has reported, is housing the notorious...

Exponential Rise in Mobile Internet Beckons Better Mobile Security

 June 5, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

If we are to believe what tech pundits have to say, mobile devices are going to rule the roost when it comes to Internet usage, in the coming years. Reportedly, mobile data traffic in 2012 has been recorded to be 12 times higher than global Internet traffic in 2000. Globally,...