Staying safe on social media: Five things to keep in mind

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 08:25:41 +0000

Don’t compromise your safety on Social MediaThe Internet is full of the dangers irresponsible social media usage can cause. Here, at Quick Heal, we…

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If your smartphone is your life, here’s how you can keep it safe

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:17:20 +0000

We give a lot of thought when we think about upgrading our phones, but we often don’t give the same amount of consideration when it comes to our smartphone’s security. That’s a great pity because the prevalence of smartphones has made it a favorite target for all sorts of cybercriminals….

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Why is smartphone security so important?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:42:50 +0000

Let’s pause for a second here and think about the astonishingly smart palm-sized device – that is our phone. A decade or two ago it would have been impossible to imagine all the things that a modern-day smartphone can do. A day without our smartphone is quite unimaginable. From remembering…

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70% apps in common use have security flaws. Are you protected?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:55:40 +0000

Most of the popular applications we use today are built upon open-source libraries – free code repositories that help developers to create readymade applications. But, how safe are those libraries? According to a recent report, not very. Almost 70 percent of apps in common use were found to have flaws…

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Eventbot malware – all you need to know about this new mobile banking Trojan

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 06:15:00 +0000

Eventbot- a new mobile banking Trojan is making the rounds on the Internet, posing threats to online mobile banking apps for Android users. The Government of India’s cybersecurity arm Cert-In has already raised an alarm about this malware and advised security agencies to be alert about its projected spread in…

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Can your mobile phone be hacked by implanting bugs in Android?

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 06:00:10 +0000

If you’re among the many who own an Android phone, you must have by now downloaded the popular operating system’s latest security update (released on 5th May) by Google. The update fixes multiple vulnerabilities within the OS including CVE-2020-0103 which is the severest. This vulnerability could potentially allow remote code…

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Pegasus like spyware could be snooping on you right now!!

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:08:42 +0000

The recent news of Pegasus spyware attack via WhatsApp that targeted lawyers, journalists and human rights activists, offers an astonishing revelation on the kind of havoc such spyware can create. We covered the topic extensively, recently. The frequent media buzz about the recent incident of snooping by Pegasus spyware which…

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