Google Chrome

Using Google Chrome on these Operating Systems Will be Risky

 November 19, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Google Chrome is one of the best web browsers around, and this is highlighted by its growing usage statistics around the world. In January 2015, the number of Chrome users around the world was around the 62% mark, and in the month of September this number has gone up to...

How to Reset Your Browser – Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer

 February 11, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Several of our readers often write in to us asking about popup ads that cannot be disabled, adware applications that take over the default search engine and home page of their browsers and other such questions. In cases where running a scan and deleting the malicious program from the PC...

How to avoid the latest Java 0-day vulnerability

 August 30, 2012

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Java application software has always been extremely vulnerable due to its cross-platform nature. Exploits developed for this software platform can be used to affect various computer systems across diverse computing environments. Now, a new 0-day vulnerability is being exploited by attackers and this is causing mayhem across the computer security...

Quick Heal 2013 and Sandboxing ensure comprehensive protection

 August 27, 2012

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

The advent of Web 2.0, social engineering and widespread Browser Exploit Packs (BEP) has led to the rise of a large amount of threats while browsing the Internet. When one surfs the web and types an address in the URL bar, the website appears. Potentially, it can bring many unwanted...

Google chrome update

 January 6, 2012

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Google Chrome has released a new version, 16.0.912.75, to fix three high severity security issues. The details about these issues can be found at: Most users will get automatically updated to the latest Chrome version. It is recommended to apply this update if you don’t have version 16.0.912.75.

Surfing the Internet the secure way with browser sandbox

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 November 1, 2011

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

PC’s today are mostly victims of infections caused by visiting infected websites that drop malware codes. Even though we have website reputation checks implemented by all anti-malware software, there is always a slight chance that the user may visit a newly infected website that has not yet been classified as...

Adobe Flash Player security update

 September 23, 2011

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Adobe has released a security patch for Adobe Flash Player that fixes several critical security vulnerabilities. Affected are all versions of Adobe Flash Player and earlier, for all supported operating systems (Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris) as well as Adobe Flash Player and earlier for the Android operating system....