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Stay alert when planning your travels this holiday season

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 December 18, 2018

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Planning a trip this holiday season? While, you spend a considerable amount of time shuffling money on online bookings for flights, hotels and cabs, take care that you DO NOT share your details on doubtful looking travel sites. Just like holidays are a busy time for you and me, it’s...

A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

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 February 14, 2018

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Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this...

Alert! Fake Pokémon GO apps are on the rise

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 July 20, 2016

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Mobile gaming apps are nothing new anymore. Thousands of them come and go, probably every week. But, there is a time when an app comes along that takes the entire world by storm. I am talking about the Pokémon GO app which has become the new Internet darling, sensation, rage;...

Quick Heal Gadget Securance: Stay Connected, Stay Fearless!

 October 29, 2015

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It is not difficult to infer that there is this Nomophobia in all of us. It is the level of addiction and anxiety that varies. And, the good news is, Quick Heal has identified and diagnosed several cases of Nomophobia, and has come up with a cure called Quick Heal...

Google Timeline: A Scary Feature That You Should Turn Off

 July 28, 2015

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Have you ever got the feeling that you are being watched no matter where you go? If you own an Android smartphone, then Google may have just revealed the reason behind that feeling. Earlier this week, Google announced a new Maps tool – Your Timeline. This tool is designed to...

Lost Your Android Phone? Google its Location to find it

 May 4, 2015

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Have you ever experienced the stress that comes with a lost /stolen phone and wondered if there was a simple yet effective way to track your smartphone? Google now has a solution for you, and it is as simple as it gets. If you wish to pinpoint the exact location...

Data Privacy Day – Tips to Protect Your Data and Privacy

 January 28, 2015

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Last year, if our readers can recall, we had an interesting discussion on Data Privacy Day (DPD) and also shared some useful tips on how to keep our data safe. Well, we are here again. To refresh our memory, DPD is observed across the world with a centered approach towards...

Mythbuster: IMEI Blocking cannot Protect your Lost Phone

 September 17, 2014

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The following is a precautionary issue for our readers and subscribers. From multiple sources, online and offline, we recently came to know about a common illegal trend that is afoot in several cities in India and is gaining momentum with time. Here’s a recap of a news related to this...

Protect your Android with Quick Heal Total Security

 November 13, 2013

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If our readers can recall, then in an earlier post we presented a report on the top 20 Android malware. In this post, we tell you how Quick Heal can help protect your Android devices from the ever-growing malware threat. Android malware growth since 2012 As of September 2013, the...