Parental control

How Web Filtering secures your digital world

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 February 2, 2018

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

What is web filtering? Web filtering, also known as content filtering and URL filtering, restricts access to certain websites which may be harmful if opened or accessed. This feature not only helps protect a user’s device but also helps implement certain policies for an organization. Web filtering works on two...

Older Versions of Quick Heal to end support for the Parental Control feature

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 September 24, 2016

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

This is an important advisory for our users about the Parental Control feature that comes with Quick Heal Internet Security and Quick Heal Total Security. Starting from 1st October 2016, some older versions of these two products will stop supporting Parental Control. Read the rest of the post for more...

Android Ransomware, Risky World Cup Searches and other IT Security News

 June 7, 2014

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Last week witnessed a gruesome act of attempted murder on a 12-year-old because of a misinterpreted fictional character on the Internet. It also saw the rise of what could be the first ever Android ransomware. Let’s take a look at each of these news and other IT security news as...

Gruesome stabbing of 12-year old reminds us about Child Internet Safety

 June 6, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

If ever there was any doubt about whether parents need to keep an eye on their kid’s online activities, we were all served a gruesome reminder for the same a couple of days back. If you are not aware about the grisly stabbing incident that took place in Wisconsin this...

How to Recognize the Signs of Online Predators?

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 October 21, 2013

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

When we speak of online safety for kids, our first priority should be setting up a guard against online predators. These obnoxious people are everywhere on the Internet, just waiting with their net to trap an easy prey. Parental guidance and a little awareness can go a long way into...

Chat Room Dangers that Kids and Teens are exposed to

 July 15, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Chat rooms can be a great online space to hang out for kids and especially teens who share similar interests, thoughts or experiences. But at the same time, the same place can be a dark and dingy alley infested with online predators. This post gives you an insight into some...

How to Set Up Quick Heal Parental Control Feature?

 June 17, 2013

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Having a hard time setting up the Quick Heal Parental Control feature? Here’s an easy step-by-step guide to help you out. What is Parental Control and Why is it Important? In today’s digital era, where Internet rules the roost, Parental Control can only be referred to as the need of...

Parental Control – Its Role and its Importance

 June 12, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Does your computer’s security software have Parental Control features in it? If no, then this blog will tell you why you should have one. With summer holidays coming to an end, kids will be bombarded with homework and assignments. And if you have Internet in the house, then your kids...

Top 10 Quick Heal security blogs for 2012

 December 27, 2012

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

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...

Have you used these easy and effective Quick Heal Parental Control tools?

 November 16, 2012

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Parents of school going kids have several questions when it comes to cyber security. Some of these issues involve the freedom and time that should be given to kids when they access the Internet. Other questions revolve around the mode of access in the first place. Today it is very...