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Security Habits to Break and Make in 2016

 January 5, 2016

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Here we are in a New Year with all new resolutions and promises. While we keep some, we often tend to break many. Quick Heal will always advise you to work on your promises. Every year, Quick Heal promises to come up with better and updated versions of security solutions...

Quick Heal Security Predictions for 2016: Be Alert, Be Secured and Stay Safe!

 December 24, 2015

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It is time to say goodbye to 2015 and welcome 2016. New Year wishes, greetings and celebrations are on its way. And, so are New Year resolutions and predictions. Quick Heal family wishes you a Merry Christmas and a safe and secured New Year 2016. 2015 was an eventful year...

Security Vulnerabilities for Android and iOS Hit An All-time High in 2015

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 December 4, 2015

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Quick Heal hopes it has been a good year for you. But, has it been a good year for your mobile devices as well? It has been an alarming year for both Android and iOS users. If Android users were vulnerable to Stagefright attacks, iOS users had their own share...

Security Hole in Gmail Android App Makes Phishing Attacks Easier

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 November 17, 2015

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A recently discovered bug in the Gmail Android App allows anyone to pose as someone else, hiding their real email address. Although labelled as a “non-issue” by Google Security Team, the flaw can prove to be helpful for online scammers. Read the rest of the story from the post that follows....

Quick Heal Gadget Securance: Stay Connected, Stay Fearless!

 October 29, 2015

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It is not difficult to infer that there is this Nomophobia in all of us. It is the level of addiction and anxiety that varies. And, the good news is, Quick Heal has identified and diagnosed several cases of Nomophobia, and has come up with a cure called Quick Heal...

The Nomophobia World: Virtual is (UN)REAL

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 October 27, 2015

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Do you think your world is where your phone is? If yes, then welcome to the world of Nomophobia where virtual is the only real world. You love your smartphone and have a special psychological attachment to it. You constantly get back to your phone to check updates on social...

The New Generation Nomophobians: The World is where the Phone is!

 October 26, 2015

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Psychiatrists spent years researching on drug and alcohol abuse trends among those aged 18-25 years. They devised effective treatment strategies for such abuses and were successful in completely curing teenagers and adults. Little did they know that a device called mobile phone can give rise to the biggest phobia the...

Two Mistakes You’re Making While Charging Your Smartphone Battery

 September 15, 2015

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One of the most common complaints that anyone who uses a smartphone has, is regarding the battery of the device. While our new phones are packed with powerful features, ultrafast processors and are also as thin as a wafer, all this leads to a situation where the battery life of...

Why it is Unsafe to Use Pattern Locks to Protect Your Smartphone

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 September 11, 2015

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When it comes to smartphone security, one of the first things that we recommend is to switch on the screen lock feature. A surprisingly large number of people are still using their phones without any kind of screen lock enabled and this is a major security loophole that leaves their...

How Android Malware Evolved Over Q2 2015

 July 15, 2015

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The recently released Quick Heal Quarterly Threat Report for Q2 2015 had some interesting trends and insights into the IT security industry. The report highlights in-depth statistics and analysis of all malware samples that were detected in the months of April, May and June 2015. The platforms that were studied...