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WhatsApp launches two-step verification for added security

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Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has introduced an optional two-step verification feature for added security for users with Android, iOS and Windows devices. WhatsApp users who have two-step verification enabled would be asked to present a six-digit passcode in order to verify their numbers, th...

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Facebook introduces security keys for enhanced account protection

Social networking giant Facebook Inc., on Thursday introduced an additional option for account protection. Users can now register a USB-based physical key to their accounts, thus allowing them to login via a small hardware, Brad Hill, a security engineer at Facebook said in a blog post. Most users a...

27 January, 2017 | More »

Android Devices Saw 4x Rise In Malware: Juniper

Security vendor Juniper Networks has warned users of Google’s mobile OS Android that there has been a 400 percent increase in Android malware between June 2010 and January 2011. In its “Malicious Mobile Threats Report 2011“, the company has said that Android as the dominant growing...

16 May, 2011 | More »

McAfee Promotes Anti-Virus Tools Via Facebook; Offers Free Subscription

Security vendor McAfee has joined hands with social networking site Facebook to promote its antivirus software. McAfee’s security software is currently available in 41 countries including India for Facebook users. According to McAfee, the McAfee-Facebook partnership is a first-of-its-kind security...

28 April, 2011 | More »

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Can Home-grown Quick Heal Challenge Global Brands In IT Security Market?

The IT security solutions market is dominated by international brands such as Symantec, Trend Micro, McAfee and AVG who are in a neck-to-neck fight to capture a slice of the security software market in India. Amid them, there is a home-grown company, the Pune-based Quick Heal Technologies Pvt Ltd, w...

8 April, 2011 | More »