Blog

Privacy

Beware of Fake WhatsApp Notifications!

  • 1
    Share
 February 9, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

A fake WhatsApp notification email is doing the rounds on the Internet, tricking users into visiting a phishing website. Hackers are targeting Internet users with a fake WhatsApp notification email that pretends to be from WhatsApp. The email notifies the user about a new message and presents them with a...

Data Privacy Day – Tips to Protect Your Data and Privacy

 January 28, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

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...

WhatsApp Plus Users Face Temporary Ban by WhatsApp

 January 22, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

If our readers can recollect, last year we had a blog post about the arrival of WhatsApp Plus, a third party/modified version of WhatsApp. Just yesterday, we were made aware of an interesting incident about this app. Read all about it below. A couple of days ago, users of WhatsApp...

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

  • 1
    Share
 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,...

Your WhatsApp Messages are Now Encrypted and More Secure

 November 19, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

A wave of delight has started to sweep away 600 million users of the most popular messaging app WhatsApp. The company has released an update to its Android app that will have a strong end-to-end encryption by default. What does this mean for you? Scroll down to know. The recent...

Retargeting: Great for Advertisers but a Threat to User Privacy

 March 21, 2014

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Are you being chased around the Internet by a mobile phone? Or by any other product that you searched for on your favorite e-commerce platform? This is an issue that many of us have perhaps faced recently while surfing the Internet. What we’re speaking about here is commonly known as...

What is the Biggest Threat to Your Computer and Online Safety?

 February 24, 2014

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Where there is smoke, there is fire; and where there is Internet, there is the risk of malware attacks. Although, perhaps a bad analogy, it sends the meaning right across. To put it differently, the Internet is like a layer of thin ice. As long as you know about the...

How You Can Stop Strangers From Emailing You On Gmail

 January 13, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Thanks to a new feature in Gmail, anyone with a Google plus profile will be able to e-mail you, even if they are a complete stranger. And as obvious it is, you can also reply them back. Now if you think this new feature is not so cool, and would...