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3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid them

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 June 26, 2018

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Phishing is one of the oldest tricks in the book of hackers. But as old as it might be, phishing still remains the most lucrative tool for cybercriminals; as they say, old is gold. This post tells you about the 3 common types of phishing attacks and tips to avoid...

India – the 4th Most Targeted Nation by Phishers!

 December 5, 2013

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In an earlier post, we had discussed how cyber attacks against India is increasing rampantly. In this post, we give you a brief about how phishing attacks are affecting Indian enterprises and what can be done to contain the problem. In Q3 of 2013 (July – September), about 1,25,212 phishing...

Spam SMS messages on the rise: Quick Heal mobile threat detection numbers

 January 16, 2013

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In September 2012, Quick Heal launched an initiative for mobile users to forward suspicious SMS messages to a predesignated number. We received an impressive response as a lot of mobile users actively forwarded their spam messages and contributed towards this cause. The number to forward any suspicious SMS messages to...

Forward spam and unwanted SMS texts to +91-86000-44733

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 September 7, 2012

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Quick Heal Mobile Security has been protecting Android and BlackBerry users effectively. However, one of the most persistent threats to mobile devices is the abundance of spam, fraudulent, marketing and other unwanted text messages that people receive. SMS (Short Message Service) messages are the most widespread means of communication for...

The Rising Threat of SMiShing reaches millions of mobile users

 September 6, 2012

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Most of us have had to deal with rampant phishing emails at some point or the other, but the latest social engineering trick targets the device that we carry with us at all times – the mobile phone. SMiShing is an evolutionary form of phishing that uses text messages and...