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New Ransomware Alert! TeslaCrypt is After Your Game Files

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 March 27, 2015

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The ransomware menace is becoming a sore of the Internet. Just last month, we had released an extensive blog post about the alarming growth in ransomware attacks across the world. There are around 12 families of ransomware detected in the wild as of now. And joining the gang is a...

10 Tips to Stay Safe Against Cricket World Cup Online Scams

 February 13, 2015

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This Cricket World Cup, stay safe against hackers and online scammers by following these few simple security measures. If there is anything that the entire world eagerly awaits after FIFA World Cup, it is the ICC Cricket World Cup. Held every four years, it is rated as one of the...

Beware of Fake WhatsApp Notifications!

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 February 9, 2015

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A fake WhatsApp notification email is doing the rounds on the Internet, tricking users into visiting a phishing website. Hackers are targeting Internet users with a fake WhatsApp notification email that pretends to be from WhatsApp. The email notifies the user about a new message and presents them with a...

LinkedIn Phishing Email Scam Alert!

 January 30, 2015

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This is security advisory for our readers who have LinkedIn accounts. We have been made aware of a phishing email scam that is targeting LinkedIn users. Scroll down to read more about this. Users of the popular business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn are apparently receiving emails that seem to be...

6 Easy Steps to Tighten your GMail Security!

 January 13, 2015

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We check our Gmail account for personal emails, offers, social media updates, promotions, etc., almost every day. But, reviewing our account’s security setting to ensure that it stays safe against malware and hackers is not something that most of us do. In this post, we will take you through a...

Watch Out for these Online Scams of Christmas!

 December 23, 2014

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It’s again that time of the year when people revel in Christmas celebration and merrymaking of yet another new year. And it’s the most wonderful time of the year for scammers, as they prep to deliver their holiday presents – malware attacks and online scams. So, if you are surfing...

Beware of “Your Unread Messages Will Be Deleted” Facebook Scam!

 October 9, 2014

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This is a precautionary blog post for our readers, especially those who use the social networking site Facebook. An old online scam seems to have started doing fresh rounds on the Internet. Online scammers are sending emails to users claiming that their unread messages will be deleted from their Facebook...

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Unsubscribe from Spam Emails

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 September 19, 2014

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Do you receive a lot of unwanted and advertisement-filled emails in your inbox on a regular basis? If so, then you are certainly not alone as there are several people who receive plenty of such emails on a daily basis. Hackers and attackers usually receive email addresses in bulk from...

Alert: Beware of Malicious Ebola Emails!

 August 20, 2014

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The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus has claimed over 1000 lives. While people in the affected regions are struggling to fight the infection and people elsewhere skeptical about its spread, cyber criminals are busy inventing new attack vectors in the form of malicious emails. Reportedly, attackers have started email...