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Do You Know Select Facebook Employees Can Access Your Account?

 March 4, 2015

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In case you missed it, a very thought provoking and rather intriguing question came to the fore recently with regards to Facebook privacy and what it really means for individual users. If you have heard of the UK trance group Above & Beyond, then you must be familiar with a...

Top 10 Security Blog Posts by Quick Heal

 November 13, 2014

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As we near the end of yet another terrific year, we bring to you the top 10 security blog posts by Quick Heal. These posts were the most read and commented on by our readers. Scroll down to begin. Simple Privacy Tips for WhatsApp Users WhatsApp took the SMS technology...

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...

Beware of the ‘Facebook Color Changer App’ Malware Scam!

 August 8, 2014

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Have you come across the Facebook Color Changer App? Be informed that, this is yet another scam by hackers to target Facebook users. According to latest reports, about 10,000 Facebook users have already fallen prey to this scam and infected their computers. Known as the Facebook Color Changer App, this...

MH17 Crash: Online Scammers Create Fake Facebook Pages/Accounts

 July 24, 2014

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17 July, 2014 was but a fateful day for the passengers who boarded the Malaysian Flight MH17; scheduled to fly from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. The plane crashed during its flight over eastern Ukraine, ending the lives of 298 passengers including the crew. While people all over the world are...

“The Rock Passes Away!” – Beware of this Facebook Hoax!

 June 20, 2014

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Most of us are familiar with WWE superstar Dwayne Douglas Johnson, popularly known by his ring name ‘The Rock’. Although we miss watching him tussling with other wrestlers, we do get to see him in movies. But unfortunately, we will never get to know what the Rock is cooking, because...

Simple Privacy Tips for WhatsApp Users

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 May 12, 2014

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The story of WhatsApp is every entrepreneurs dream scenario. CEO Jan Koum and Brian Acton, both formerly of Yahoo, founded WhatsApp in 2009 and never in their wildest dreams imagined how popular their service would become in a matter of months. WhatsApp is nothing but glorified text messaging, but its...

Scam Alert! Facebook Online Lottery Email

 April 28, 2014

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If our readers can recall, we had put together a list of some common Facebook online scams that people fall prey to. Adding to this list is another scam that is doing the rounds on the Internet. We call it the ‘Facebook Online Lottery Scam.’ Here’s a brief about what...

Common Facebook Scams You Need to Know About

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 January 17, 2014

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As the tree of Facebook is growing exponentially and making the world even smaller, it is also getting crowded with scrupulous hoaxes and scams. For an unaware user, it is difficult to tell these hoaxes from genuine Facebook posts or status updates. In this blog post we have outlined some...

Here’s a Checklist of Things you shouldn’t Reveal Online

 November 29, 2013

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Sharing personal issues with your best buddy, family or an imaginary friend is one thing, and blabbering about it on the Internet is another. A post which you might think is playful, funny or has zero consequences, could be just the missing link for an online fraudster to complete his...