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Want to scam an online scammer? Here’s how you can do it with Re:scam

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 November 15, 2017
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How many times have you received an email congratulating you about winning a lottery of $1 Million or that your bank account will be suspended unless you take an action like clicking on a link to update your bank details? I’d guess, at least once in your lifetime. And even...

Phishing emails just got more dangerous! 93% of them contain ransomware

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 June 13, 2016
Phishing emails contain ransomware

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If you thought phishing emails are less dangerous, then you would be terribly wrong. According to a recent report, almost 93% of phishing emails now carry the ransomware malware. First, what is phishing? Phishing is an age-old trick used by scammers and hackers to trick people into revealing their personal...

10 Tips to Stay Safe Against Cricket World Cup Online Scams

 February 13, 2015

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This Cricket World Cup, stay safe against hackers and online scammers by following these few simple security measures. If there is anything that the entire world eagerly awaits after FIFA World Cup, it is the ICC Cricket World Cup. Held every four years, it is rated as one of the...

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Unsubscribe from Spam Emails

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 September 19, 2014

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Do you receive a lot of unwanted and advertisement-filled emails in your inbox on a regular basis? If so, then you are certainly not alone as there are several people who receive plenty of such emails on a daily basis. Hackers and attackers usually receive email addresses in bulk from...

6 Easy Methods to Prevent Identity Theft

 July 16, 2014

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Everyone who works on the Internet today has an identity online and in many ways, this identity is what defines them in the virtual and cyber world. Many times though, malicious parties and hackers actively carry out what is known as identity theft and this can be highly debilitating for...

Aftereffects of Heartbleed: Have You Changed these Passwords?

 April 25, 2014

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Last week we wrote a blog about Heartbleed, the latest security bug that turned up around the world and caused global mayhem. The bug targeted the SSL encryption of web services that used OpenSSL, and this meant pretty much every major web service was affected. Moreover, security researchers subsequently found...

5 Tips for Online Smartphone Shopping Nobody Tells You About

 April 21, 2014

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The new Flipkart app is pretty amazing, isn’t it? If you haven’t tried it out as yet, you definitely should. However, there are several things you need to keep in mind when you make an online purchase through your smartphone. Most people wrongly believe that smartphones are malware free and...

3 Important Things You Should Know About Heartbleed

 April 14, 2014

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Password leaks and targeted attacks are nothing new and the latest security bug related to a massive loss of passwords across the world is ‘Heartbleed’. This bug has received a lot of media coverage over the last few days, so there is a lot of confusion about what it is...

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...