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Use Smartphones Only in Emergencies – Government Instructs Ministries to Avoid Loss of Sensitive National Data

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 June 6, 2016
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Just like the private sector, the Government has been encouraging its employees to use smartphones for better collaboration within departments. This rapid adoption of smartphones and Internet services in Government organizations might lead to situations where national security could be compromised by a simple data breach. This is a concern...

Quick Heal Mobile Security Bags 5-Star Rating & ‘Android Security Recommended” Award by PCSL

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 March 28, 2016

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Quick Heal is proud to share that the PCSL IT Consulting Group has awarded the Quick Heal Mobile Security app with the title of “Android Security Recommended 2015”. This title is granted to Android mobile security vendors who received a 5-star monthly award at least twice during the course of...

Security Vulnerabilities for Android and iOS Hit An All-time High in 2015

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 December 4, 2015

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Quick Heal hopes it has been a good year for you. But, has it been a good year for your mobile devices as well? It has been an alarming year for both Android and iOS users. If Android users were vulnerable to Stagefright attacks, iOS users had their own share...

Lost Your Android Phone? Google its Location to find it

 May 4, 2015

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Have you ever experienced the stress that comes with a lost /stolen phone and wondered if there was a simple yet effective way to track your smartphone? Google now has a solution for you, and it is as simple as it gets. If you wish to pinpoint the exact location...

Simple Privacy Tips for WhatsApp Users

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 May 12, 2014

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The story of WhatsApp is every entrepreneurs dream scenario. CEO Jan Koum and Brian Acton, both formerly of Yahoo, founded WhatsApp in 2009 and never in their wildest dreams imagined how popular their service would become in a matter of months. WhatsApp is nothing but glorified text messaging, but its...

Alert for users of Instagram, Bitly and Android and other security news

 May 10, 2014

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There is no such thing as a slow news day, as every week is filled with stories of hacked websites, stolen passwords, new variants of Android malware and other security updates. The computer and mobile security industry never sits still, and this week we have yet more reasons for you...

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...

What is the Best Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone?

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 April 7, 2014

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The official reason why parents give their children smartphones is for their safety and security. However, most parents may well know that the unofficial reason is the nagging they are subjected to. Children often see their friends who own smartphones and declare that they too want the same. Moreover, most...

New Android Malware known as Android.AVPasser.A Detected

 March 18, 2014

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A new variation of mobile malware that affects Android based devices has been detected by the Quick Heal Labs. An innovative feature of this malware is that it detects certain mobile security applications on the device and modifies their databases in order to avoid detection. Quick Heal Detection: Android.AVPasser.A As...