6 Easy Steps to Tighten your GMail Security!

 January 13, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

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...

Be Careful While Searching for these Dangerous Keywords Online!

 January 8, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Going by the saying “Prevention is better than cure”, we have compiled a list of the most dangerous keywords or terms to search on the Internet. Let’s have a look at them… People search anything and everything online; from a plain search term like “Origin of cricket” to bizarre search...

50 Dos and Don’ts of Internet Security for the Year 2015!

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 December 29, 2014

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

This post is to say thank you to all the fans and readers of Quick Heal blog with a recap of some of the most important dos and don’ts of Internet Security. Read on. The first official post on our blog was live on October 19th, 2006. And since then,...

Watch Out for these Online Scams of Christmas!

 December 23, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

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...

Credit Card Security Tips for Online Shopping

 December 16, 2014

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

With holidays around the corner and most ecommerce sites throwing away huge offers and discounts, we have to be extra careful against online scams and frauds. In this post today, we have listed down some helpful tips that you can use for safe credit card usage on the Internet. A...

Beware of the Delhi Zoo Video Facebook Scam!

 September 26, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Delhi zoo witnessed a tragic incident on Tuesday where a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger. Videos of the incident captured by onlookers have gone viral on the Internet. And as always, Internet crooks have started making good use of this incident to scam social media users,...

Think WhatsApp for PC is Safe? Think Again!

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 August 1, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

If you have been wondering about installing WhatsApp for your PC, then here is something that may change your mind. Lately, we have been receiving a lot of comments by our readers regarding using WhatsApp on their PC. Some of them wanted to know if there is really a desktop...

Beware of World Cup 2014 Online Streaming Services

 June 30, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Early this month, we had warned our readers about various FIFA World Cup scams. And as the football fever is rising frantically, hackers are now using fake online streaming services as the ultimate bait to trick fans into installing adware, spyware, Trojans and other malware on their devices. While many...

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

 June 20, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

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...

FIFA World Cup 2014: Watch out for Malware Attacks and Scams!

 May 30, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Around the world, while billions of fans are anticipating the biggest sporting event in the world, malware artists are webbing plans to turn soccer fans into victims. The FIFA World Cup 2014 is two weeks away, and scammers are all prepped up to launch a fresh wave of attacks. Who’s...