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Twitter bug attack: All you need to know & ways to fight such attacks

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 May 10, 2018
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One company with a turnover of $2.44bn 330 million users 500 million tweets per day What does it take to bring an upheaval in such a magnanimous company? A bug and . . . . well, that’s all it needs! Twitter Inc. reported a bug encounter a few weeks ago....

Quick Heal supports the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

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 May 9, 2018
Windows 10 April 2018 Update

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As part of the Windows 10 Updates, Microsoft has now come up with a new update for Windows 10 PCs. It’s called Windows 10 April 2018 Update. This post lists down some of the highlights of this particular update and Quick Heal’s compatibility with the OS. Highlights of the Windows...

Do not fall for the WhatsApp message about Jio Prime Offer. It’s a hoax!

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 March 8, 2018

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A message about a Jio Prime offer is circulating among WhatsApp users. Do not fall for it because it’s a hoax. Last evening, I received this message from one of my contacts. Looks like a genuine message, doesn’t it? But, it is nothing but a hoax. How do we know?...

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...

WhatsApp Scam Alert! Do not be fooled by this new scam

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 January 31, 2018
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This is a quick advisory to warn our readers about a new WhatsApp scam that is afoot. In this scam, a fake message is getting circulated which informs a user that their WhatsApp subscription has expired and that they can buy a lifetime service just for 99p by clicking on...

Quick Heal supports the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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 October 23, 2017

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now available. This post lists some of the highlights of this update and compatibility of Quick Heal products with the OS. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – Highlights Security enhancements in Edge browser Introduction of OneDrive Files On-Demand scan – Cloud feature Windows...

1.3 Lakh stolen from a Mumbai-based man’s bank account in a scam asking him to link phone to Aadhaar

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 October 12, 2017

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In yet another incident of bank fraud, Paul (name changed for privacy reasons), a Mumbai-based man lost Rs. 1.3 Lakh from his bank account. Here’s what happened based on the story narrated by him in a Facebook post. After linking our Aadhaar card to bank accounts and PAN, we are...

Card skimming alert! Man loses Rs. 87,000 after swiping his debit card at Pune-Mumbai toll plaza

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 September 14, 2017
ATM card skimming

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This post is based on a story that featured on mid-day.com. On September 9, 2017, a sales account manager from Pune lost Rs. 87,000/- from his bank account 2 hours after he paid a toll tax at the Khalapur toll plaza. According to the report, he had used his debit...

Parents, here are 5 things you must know about the Blue Whale Challenge

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 August 24, 2017

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If you are a parent and don’t know anything about the Blue Whale Challenge, then it’s important that you read the following post. What is the Blue Whale Challenge? The Blue Whale Challenge is supposedly an Internet game where players are assigned 50 different tasks by the game admin (also...

Beware of these fake apps on Google Play Store that use ‘Jio/Jeo’ in their names

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 July 24, 2017

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Jio took the Indian telecom market by storm when it made its entry with free unlimited calls and data offers. People went into a kind of frenzy for acquiring this service. And with its ‘truly unbelievable’ offers, Jio also launched an array of apps on Google Play Store such as...