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Dear Women, Define your Online Identity Securely

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 March 10, 2017

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Amazing women are everywhere. They have defined our past and are making our present better so that we can look forward to a better future. Women have always been more vocal, expressive and willing to share than men. And social networking has become one the most powerful platforms for them...

Activate WhatsApp two-step verification feature on your phone right now

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 February 10, 2017

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After several months of testing, WhatsApp has finally rolled out the two-step verification security feature which will prevent anyone else from activating your WhatsApp phone number without a six digit passcode. How to enable the Two-Step Verification Feature To enable this security feature users have to open WhatsApp > Settings...

Beware of the new WhatsApp scam that promises FREE internet!

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 January 13, 2017
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• New WhatsApp scam promises free Internet
• Victims might get subscribed to unwanted costly services or infect their phone with malware
• Install a mobile antivirus app to stay safe against such scams

Alert! Install the BHIM app only from official app stores

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 January 4, 2017
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• BHIM is a digital payment app recently launched by the Government of India.
• BHIM app is currently available only in Google Play Store.
• Several other apps having the name 'BHIM' are present in Google Play.
• Install only the official BHIM app developed by 'National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)'

WhatsApp Virus Alert! Do not download unverified documents received over WhatsApp

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 January 3, 2017

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Central security services in India have issued a high alert advisory against two malicious files that are circulating on WhatsApp. These files are loaded with viruses that can steal sensitive personal and banking information stored in the victim’s phone. Who is the prime target? The malicious files are in the...

The Top 10 Cybersecurity Stories of 2016

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 December 31, 2016
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Before we take yet another step into the New Year, let’s quickly look back at the top 10 cybersecurity stories of 2016. 1. Do not take that IQ Test on Facebook. It’s a Scam! In Jan 2016, a scam was afoot on Facebook. This scam was tricking users into taking...

Quick Heal releases New Ad Campaign Focusing on the Risks of Free Antivirus solutions

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 December 28, 2016
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Quick Heal Technologies Limited has released an ad campaign to draw the consumers’ attention towards the risks associated with free antivirus solutions. Targeting the youth and working professionals in its TVCs, Quick Heal aims to create awareness on the security threats which a free antivirus product is not capable to...

Update your Quick Heal Total Security App for Enhanced Security

 September 28, 2016

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This is an advisory for users of the Quick Heal Total Security App. Starting from 1st October 2016, versions of this app that are older than (2.01.063) will stop supporting the Parental Control feature. To continue using this feature, updating to the latest version is necessary. More importantly, this version...

INFOGRAPHIC: How can SMS Spam Harm You?

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 August 22, 2016

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The dangers of SMS spam are not taken seriously by most of us. And this is where fraudsters find their window of opportunity. SMS spam is defined as unwanted text messages and they are not just limited to the traditional SMS (short messaging service) anymore. With the arrival of instant...