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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...

5 Safety Tips for Secure Mobile Transactions

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 December 28, 2016

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With the promotion of a cashless economy by the Government, more and more people are likely to embrace digital modes of transactions. Many users are trying out these modes for the first time. Due to better mobility, smartphones are the most convenient choice for a lot of people. But how exactly can...

The Remote Desktop Protocol Vulnerability – ‘CVE-2012-0002’ is not dead yet!

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 December 13, 2016

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On March 13, 2012, Microsoft disclosed the details of a ‘critical vulnerability’ called Remote Desktop Protocol Vulnerability – CVE-2012-0002 in its bulletin. And even four years after this vulnerability was patched, it is still being exploited in the wild by attackers to carry out ‘Remote Code Execution’ on their victims...

Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 rated big by AV-Test & AV-Comparatives

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 November 22, 2016

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Quick Heal Total Security v17.00 comes off with flying colors in tests conducted by AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives. Read on. AV-TEST and AV-Comparatives are two independent organizations which test, assess, and evaluate antivirus software against a variety of criteria. In the September’s review by AV-TEST, Quick Heal Total Security (v17.00) bagged...

Security Alert! Stay Away from Pirated Software

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 November 7, 2016

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Pirated, cracked, unauthorized or unlicensed software may be dirt cheap or come for free, but they may cost you your digital security. With unknown publishers and no standard testing procedures in place, such software contain several security flaws which can be used by hackers to gain access to your computer....

ATM Card Hack! 32 Lakh Debit Cards Affected – Change your PIN now

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 October 21, 2016

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As many as 32 lakh debit cards of customers of HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, Axis Bank, and SBI have been affected by what is being called India’s biggest ATM card hack. As reported by the Economic Times, the breach could have been caused by a malware that was...

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...