This Diwali gift your kids online safety with parental control

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:10:58 +0000

Diwali holidays are just round the corner and your kids might have already received their holiday assignments. But, the kids are more excited about the fact that they will now have ample time to browse on the internet. While you want your kids to really enjoy the holidays, there’s a…

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Immediate steps to follow if you are a victim of banking fraud

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:18:20 +0000

In the recent past, innumerable cases have surfaced where there have been incidences of fraudulent charges on credit cards or unauthorized access to personal information. In wake of such rising cases of identity theft and data breaches, it can be extremely useful to know about actions to take once you…

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The Need For Anti-Virus As Mobile Wallet Transactions Hit Record 14,170 Crore

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 05:24:43 +0000

After mobile wallet transactions experienced a setback owing to the mandatory know-your-customer (KYC) requirements in March, mobile wallet companies have bounced back with a record transaction of 14,170 crore in May, the highest recorded transaction after January. Thus, M-Wallets are back in vogue with companies once again succeeding in convincing…

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Know your ATM card and the various frauds related to it

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:30:57 +0000

It’s a plastic world we live in. The proliferation of plastic money everywhere, in the form of debit and credit cards, means that the concept of paper money is soon becoming obsolete. Swiping a card seems to have become almost a natural instinct. The total number of cash withdrawals at…

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Have You Received A Call To Replace Your Stripe-Only Card With EMV Chip Card Yet?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:29:17 +0000

In case you have received a reminder from your bank asking you to replace your stripe-only card with an EMV chip card and you have no idea why this change is being implemented, then you are at the right place. As per recent instructions received from the Reserve Bank of…

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Beware of cyber attacks this holiday season!

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:12:13 +0000

As the calendar enters into September, a celebratory mood envelops the entire subcontinent. With a range of festivals throughout the festive autumn months, this is truly a time of celebration and joy as the entire country comes together. Whether it is Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja, Diwali or Christmas, people everywhere…

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“Troldesh’s” One More Variant in the Encryption Offender

Credit to Author: Gulamgaus Shaikh| Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 11:52:13 +0000

Over the past few days, we have been observing criminals/hackers using a new carrier to deliver the ransomware malware. Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs observed a new variant of Troldesh ransomware which encrypts the data and adds the extension as “.no_more_ransom”. This ransomware comes under Crypto-Ransomware variant, the origin of this…

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I am invisible – Monero (XMR) Miner

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018 10:27:58 +0000

From the last one year, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing a boost in the number of mining malware. Nowadays malware authors are using mining as a replacement for Ransomware to make money. Recently Quick Heal Security Labs came across a malware which mines Monero(XMR). This miner has many…

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Threats to your digital life are increasing. Are you doing anything about it?

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 05:48:41 +0000

It’s an exciting age to be alive! We are rapidly advancing towards greater heights of technology paying witness to inventions like the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence, Flying Cars, and the prospect of traveling to space as an excursion! The word ‘exciting’ fails to define these milestones mankind is…

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Myths about mobile security and facts that debunk them

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 08:45:31 +0000

When it comes to desktop computers, people go for the best security software. But when the talk is about their mobile security, odds are, they are least bothered. Most think that their mobile devices are less vulnerable to cyberattacks than their computers; that however, is a myth, and probably a…

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How important are security patches and updates

Credit to Author: Quick Heal Security Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:32:44 +0000

Security vulnerabilities are increasing and just not so long before, we had to deal with so many of them. Remember WannaCry? In this post, we will discuss some important case in points with respect to security vulnerabilities and how important are security patches and updates. The WannaCry scare The biggest…

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