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Why are Software Updates so Important for your Security

 June 29, 2015

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Attention readers! – Do you use Adobe Flash in your Internet browser? If yes, then make certain that you have got the latest update from Adobe to prevent any possible Ransomware attacks on your system. The update was released on June 23rd. If you want to read more on this,...

Quick Heal v16.00 (2015) and above will support Windows 10

 June 10, 2015

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The latest spur that has been created on the Internet is by none other than Microsoft. Windows 10 for free? Well, why not! Most users who have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 on their PC have received a notification on their taskbar asking them to reserve their free upgrade to...

Stegosploit – A Technique that can Hack your PC Using Just an Image!

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 June 3, 2015

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By merely looking at an image in your browser, you can infect your PC with a malware. Know how from the following post. Thanks to a technique called Stegosploit, a hacker can infect your system by simply making you load an image on the Internet. You don’t even have to...

Latest IT Security News and Alerts of the Week

 May 30, 2015

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AdultFriendFinder.com hacked, data leaked online About 4 million users of the dating site Adult Friend Finder has been leaked online following a hack. The leaked data include 3.6 million email addresses, sexual orientations, zip codes and other sensitive data that users have provided to the site. Read more about this...

Quikr Scam Alert: Beware of the Distance Buyer’s Scam

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 May 29, 2015

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Online classifieds like Quikr, OLX and others are very convenient marketplaces for buying and selling all kinds of items. These portals are especially effective if you are looking to sell off consumer electronic goods like smartphones and more. However, we would like to share with our users an example of...

Logjam Vulnerability: Why You Need to Upgrade Your Browsers

 May 21, 2015

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Another new SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) vulnerability has come to light in the last few hours and your home computers and office workstations could be at risk. If you are familiar with the Heartbleed and FREAK attacks from the last few months, then you would know that such kind of...

Your WhatsApp Messages are Now Encrypted and More Secure

 November 19, 2014

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A wave of delight has started to sweep away 600 million users of the most popular messaging app WhatsApp. The company has released an update to its Android app that will have a strong end-to-end encryption by default. What does this mean for you? Scroll down to know. The recent...

Microsoft Extends Windows XP support for UK government – IT Security News

 April 5, 2014

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Looks like Microsoft hasn’t been completely truthful about pulling off support from Windows XP post April 8th, 2014. Scroll below to catch this and other interesting IT security stories of the week. Microsoft extending Windows XP support for the UK Government for a hefty £5.5 million The great hoo-ha about...

How to Survive the End of Windows XP and Safeguard your PC

 March 24, 2014

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And the 12-year old legend is finally nearing its end. Until 2011, XP was ruling with a mammoth market share of 43.29%. And despite being a retro OS, XP still stands out as the second most popular operating system; presently, having a market share of 29.53%. That roughly equals to...

The End is Near for Windows XP. Is Your Business Prepared?

 March 13, 2014

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When Windows XP was first released in October 2001, the Apple iPod was just 2 days old and Wikipedia had only been around for a few months. But now, there is less than a month to go for Microsoft to pull the plug on Windows XP with the impending deadline...