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Do not take that IQ Test on Facebook. It’s a Scam!

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 January 7, 2016

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The beginning of a year gives us a reason to do better than what we have been doing so far. Most of us make new resolutions, take up new interests, improve and build relationships at work and home, and so on. Then there are those who work tirelessly to invent...

Beware of “Your Unread Messages Will Be Deleted” Facebook Scam!

 October 9, 2014

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This is a precautionary blog post for our readers, especially those who use the social networking site Facebook. An old online scam seems to have started doing fresh rounds on the Internet. Online scammers are sending emails to users claiming that their unread messages will be deleted from their Facebook...

StealthGenie CEO Arrested, and other IT Security News

 October 4, 2014

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As the first week of October kicks in, we have got some important news and updates for you from the world of IT security. It includes quick insights into the Bash Bug, a new Faccebook Scam, a mobile spyware app, and also about the JPMorgan hack. Read on There’s a...

Beware of the Delhi Zoo Video Facebook Scam!

 September 26, 2014

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Delhi zoo witnessed a tragic incident on Tuesday where a youth was mauled to death by a white tiger. Videos of the incident captured by onlookers have gone viral on the Internet. And as always, Internet crooks have started making good use of this incident to scam social media users,...

Types of Facebook Posts you Must Never Click

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 September 3, 2013

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Facebook – the most popular online space where people share their love, humor, agony, and all sorts of emotions. And in the hustle of all such emotions, cyber criminals slither in their misdoings in the form of unwanted or potentially malicious posts. This post will help you identify the type...

Latest Security News and Updates from this Week

 August 23, 2013

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We are all Transparent Now! If you are on Tumblr, then very soon you might be able to follow the official Tumblr blog of the US National Security Agency (NSA). President Barack Obama expressed that this platform would shake off the iron curtain between the US intelligence community and the...

Whatsapp Hoax (fake) Messages Doing the Rounds Again

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 June 25, 2013

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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...

Work from Home Scam

 May 20, 2013

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Yet another kind of social media scam that has come under the radar of security officials is the “work from home scam”. This blog explains how such scams work, and how can you steer clear from them. Work from home scams are mostly linked to people who are unemployed and...

Top 10 Quick Heal security blogs for 2012

 December 27, 2012

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2012 has been an eventful year for malware and security threats. A number of innovative social engineering tricks, malwares and threats reared their ugly heads and caused losses all around the world. We witnessed all kinds of attacks by hackers and posted a number of findings on our blog. Here...