How social media is used to commit financial fraud

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Social media is a fraudster’s heaven. There are billions of targets – Facebook itself had over 2.6 billion monthly active users in the first quarter of 2020. Because of the very nature of these platforms, users can be quite careless about the amount of personal information they post. For cybercriminals,...

Twitter bug attack: All you need to know & ways to fight such attacks

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 May 10, 2018
twitter bug

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

One company with a turnover of $2.44bn 330 million users 500 million tweets per day What does it take to bring an upheaval in such a magnanimous company? A bug and . . . . well, that’s all it needs! Twitter Inc. reported a bug encounter a few weeks ago....

A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

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 February 14, 2018

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this...

Dear Women, Define your Online Identity Securely

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 March 10, 2017

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Amazing women are everywhere. They have defined our past and are making our present better so that we can look forward to a better future. Women have always been more vocal, expressive and willing to share than men. And social networking has become one the most powerful platforms for them...

Your Passwords Are on the Way Out, Leave it to Twitter

 October 29, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

If there is one thing we could change about the Internet today, it would most certainly be the dissolution of the need for passwords to access web-based accounts. An average Internet user today has around 10 passwords that he needs to remember at all times. Moreover, these passwords need to...

The Basics of Twitter Security and Why it is Important

 September 1, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

When it comes to security and privacy threats over social networks, no platform gets as much negativity as Facebook. While some of the concerns that people have about Facebook privacy are justified, some of them are not. In fact, many of the so called lax privacy concerns are just as...

Whatsapp Hoax (fake) Messages Doing the Rounds Again

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 June 25, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Today one of my colleagues received a message on WhatsApp that read: “Hello, I. Am riya director of whatsapp, this message is to inform all of our users that we have only 530 accounts available for new phones, and that our servers have recently been very congested, so we asking...

101 Uses of Gadgets Without Quick Heal Contest

 May 31, 2013

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

What if making your laptop into a dustpan or a bird house fetches you a cool prize? How awesome is that! Cutting the long story short, we have a contest for you, where “you” think of 101 crazy uses of your gadgets and “we” give you cool prizes. That’s right!...