online safety

How to make online classes safe for your children from digital threats

 July 8, 2020

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Accept it or not we are now living in a “new normal” where the world has changed dramatically. A year ago it would have been hard to believe that children would have to take online classes from home instead of going to school. But it has happened and like it...

6 Tips to Protect Your Kids from Cyberbullying

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 May 3, 2017

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Cyberbullying is defined as the use of the Internet and mobile technologies to bully, especially amongst children and teenagers. It not only affects the academic career of kids but also adversely impacts their physical, social, and mental well-being. This post lists 6 tips to protect your kids from cyberbullying.  ...

Check if your Online Account has been Leaked in a Data Breach

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 July 8, 2016

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

A data breach is defined as an incident where private and confidential information is illegally viewed, used or accessed by a malicious entity. In May 2016, passwords of over 100 million LinkedIn users were stolen by hackers in a major data breach. Similar incidents of data breach have occurred in...

Be Careful While Searching for these Dangerous Keywords Online!

 January 8, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Going by the saying “Prevention is better than cure”, we have compiled a list of the most dangerous keywords or terms to search on the Internet. Let’s have a look at them… People search anything and everything online; from a plain search term like “Origin of cricket” to bizarre search...

50 Dos and Don’ts of Internet Security for the Year 2015!

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 December 29, 2014

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

This post is to say thank you to all the fans and readers of Quick Heal blog with a recap of some of the most important dos and don’ts of Internet Security. Read on. The first official post on our blog was live on October 19th, 2006. And since then,...

Tips for Safe Online Shopping this Diwali

 October 21, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

We recently held a webinar and issued a blog post about the top 5 risks of online shopping this festive season. Continuing down the same lines, we would now like to inform our readers about some of the best practices they should undertake while shopping online. The Diwali season is...

Top 5 Risks of Online Shopping and How You Can Avoid Them

 October 20, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

We here at Quick Heal love spreading the word about online safety and everything that one can do in order to strengthen their online presence without compromising on security. We recently hosted a successful webinar in line with our knowledge sharing activities, and we were overwhelmed with the response and...

What is the Biggest Threat to Your Computer and Online Safety?

 February 24, 2014

Estimated reading time: 1 minute

Where there is smoke, there is fire; and where there is Internet, there is the risk of malware attacks. Although, perhaps a bad analogy, it sends the meaning right across. To put it differently, the Internet is like a layer of thin ice. As long as you know about the...

Most Popular IT Security Blog Posts of the Month

 February 14, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

While the entire world is doused in love and mushy feelings on Valentine’s Day, cybercriminals are busy wrapping their evil plans. And in our ongoing effort to jeopardize all such plans, we are giving you a recap of some blog posts with the most insightful tips on online safety.  ...