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Malicious adware detected in 21 games on Google Play Store – 19 of them are still available for download

Currently, 19 of the apps are still available on the Play Store, but Google was investigating th…

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What is malware? Everything you need to know about malicious software and viruses, and how to protect your computer

Malware includes viruses, worms, adware, spyware, and ransomware — they all work differently but te…

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What is adware? How to keep your computer free of annoying or potentially harmful ads

Adware is software that serves advertisements to you, either within your web browser or in other pr…

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India now sixth worst affected country by mobile malware - adware, banking trojans and stalkerware biggest threats

The report revealed a drastic increase in the number of mobile malware threats detected in the…

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Delete these 20 apps from your Android phone immediately

This is a photography app with user friendly features and many attractive options to work with p…

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22 different flashlight apps in Google Play were found to contain malicious adware

Security researchers at the cybersecurity software company Check Point discovered a new adware, dub…

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Lenovo: We're done with 'bloatware' and 'adware'

The software, which basically superimposed ads on web sites, used a fake security certificate, a te…

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Apple just pulled this piracy app from the App Store

Apple appears to have removed Kimi, a piracy app that featured a library of free films and shows to…

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Here’s how to stay safe from Chinese scammers releasing malicious Diwali-themed campaigns targeting Indians

If you have received social media links to websites that offer or promise free Diwali gifts, then t…

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Apple removed 18 harmful apps from the App Store, but some of them are still available for Android users

Wandera researchers found that the apps contained trojan-clicker malware, meaning that the apps cou…

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Indian marketers spend nearly 20% of their advertising budget on tackling ad fraud: MMA's Ad Fraud Benchmark Report

The report has been published in collaboration with a research firm -- Decision Lab, with the objec…

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Over 5% more malicious files detected every day in 2020: Kaspersky

"It's hard to know whether or not attackers were more active or our solutions detected more ma…

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What is Secure Boot? A guide to your PC's security check during startup

Secure Boot is a feature of your computer's UEFI that only allows approved operating systems to boo…

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Mobile threats spread under guise of porn content doubled in 2019

The number of mobile users attacked by pornographic content grew two-fold in 2019, reaching 42,973 …

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Bihar assembly elections 2020: Here’s a look at BJP, JD(U) candidate list for the first phase

Among the key contenders are RJD’s Tejashwi Prasad Yadav fighting from Raghpur, JD's Vijay Kumar…

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What is a cyberattack? A guide to the different methods cybercriminals use to harm computers and steal data

A cyberattack is an assault on any computer or network, almost always launched from another compute…

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Google Pixel 6a review – a photography delight at a premium

The Pixel 6a is a simple smartphone – unassuming in both design and size. It doesn’t stand out,…

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How to remove virus from an android phone manually

Depending on the kind of virus or malware that has infected your phone, you might find the symptom…

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Why is my laptop hot? How to troubleshoot and cool down an overheated laptop

Laptops can feel hot for various reasons and diagnosing the problem isn't exactly clear-cut. Try th…

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What is a 404 error? How to deal with the web error across sites, or fix one on your own site

A 404 error indicates that the webpage you're trying to reach can't be found, and usually means tha…

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