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Lost Your Android Phone? Google its Location to find it

 May 4, 2015

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Have you ever experienced the stress that comes with a lost /stolen phone and wondered if there was a simple yet effective way to track your smartphone? Google now has a solution for you, and it is as simple as it gets. If you wish to pinpoint the exact location...

Top 7 Mobile Banking Security Tips

 April 6, 2015

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Mobile banking has revolutionized the way we manage our bank accounts. Internet banking did make our lives easier by letting us bank from the comfort of our desktops and laptops. But, mobile banking has tremendously increased this level of convenience. What took several hours to deposit an amount of money...

Mythbuster: IMEI Blocking cannot Protect your Lost Phone

 September 17, 2014

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The following is a precautionary issue for our readers and subscribers. From multiple sources, online and offline, we recently came to know about a common illegal trend that is afoot in several cities in India and is gaining momentum with time. Here’s a recap of a news related to this...

Beware of the ‘Facebook Color Changer App’ Malware Scam!

 August 8, 2014

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Have you come across the Facebook Color Changer App? Be informed that, this is yet another scam by hackers to target Facebook users. According to latest reports, about 10,000 Facebook users have already fallen prey to this scam and infected their computers. Known as the Facebook Color Changer App, this...

5 Easy Tips to Protect your Smartphone from Theft and Privacy Threats

 July 4, 2014

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It is most likely that smartphones are now after air, food, and water. With this thought in mind, here’s a quick combo of some simple tips and tricks to protect your smartphone from privacy threats and loss or theft. Use Your Phone’s Auto-Lock Feature The term ‘lock’ is where security...

The rise of WhatsApp Plus and should you install it?

 May 26, 2014

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The other day we received a rather interesting notification from one of our users about a service called WhatsApp Plus. While it sounds like a premium version of the original and hugely popular WhatsApp messaging service, after digging around a bit we have found that the circumstances surrounding this app...

Simple Privacy Tips for WhatsApp Users

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 May 12, 2014

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The story of WhatsApp is every entrepreneurs dream scenario. CEO Jan Koum and Brian Acton, both formerly of Yahoo, founded WhatsApp in 2009 and never in their wildest dreams imagined how popular their service would become in a matter of months. WhatsApp is nothing but glorified text messaging, but its...

What is the Best Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone?

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 April 7, 2014

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The official reason why parents give their children smartphones is for their safety and security. However, most parents may well know that the unofficial reason is the nagging they are subjected to. Children often see their friends who own smartphones and declare that they too want the same. Moreover, most...

New Android Malware known as Android.AVPasser.A Detected

 March 18, 2014

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A new variation of mobile malware that affects Android based devices has been detected by the Quick Heal Labs. An innovative feature of this malware is that it detects certain mobile security applications on the device and modifies their databases in order to avoid detection. Quick Heal Detection: Android.AVPasser.A As...