Stay alert when planning your travels this holiday season

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:39:54 +0000

Planning a trip this holiday season? While, you spend a considerable amount of time shuffling money on online bookings for flights, hotels and cabs, take care that you DO NOT share your details on doubtful looking travel sites. Just like holidays are a busy time for you and me, it’s…

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Beware of getting scammed during Black Friday & Cyber Monday SALE!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:11:57 +0000

  As holiday shoppers gear up for a shopping spree on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s important to be on alert to protect yourself from getting scammed. Here are few tips to help you enjoy a carefree and scam free holiday shopping season: Do not get tricked by similar…

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This festive season secure your mobile payments

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:40:00 +0000

Festivities in India have begun and it’s time for a joyride of celebrations, merriment, lots of tantalising food and exchange of gifts. Talking of food and gifts, the festive season is also a time for ecommerce sites to spring into action, by offering tempting discounts and sales to lure people…

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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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E-commerce transactions: Tips to stay safe when shopping online

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:25:16 +0000

Today’s new-generation customer has all the luxuries. At the click of a button (or a touch, on a mobile phone), they can buy literally anything they want. The arrival of online marketplaces like Flipkart, Amazon and thousands of other similar websites means that the basic premise of going out 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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9 security tips for using mobile payment apps

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:00:34 +0000

Do you find it convenient to shop and bank online using mobile payment apps? Most would have ‘yes’ as an answer. But, are we letting ‘convenience’ overshadow ‘security’? An attacker can easily get hold of your personal and banking information if the app or the mobile site you are using…

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9 safety tips for safe mobile payments

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 11:00:34 +0000

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Do you find it convenient to shop and bank online using mobile payment apps? Most would have ‘yes’ as an answer. But, are we letting ‘convenience’ overshadow ‘security’? An attacker can easily get hold of your personal and banking information if the app or the…

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A massive security flaw discovered in Skype. Fix not coming anytime soon.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10:30 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has recently learned about a serious vulnerability in Skype’s update installer – that’s the bad news. The worse news is, Microsoft is not going to patch the vulnerability anytime soon as this would require the updater to go through a ‘large code revision’. What is this…

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