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ProtectU is a free malware detection software for Windows

Installing the right and efficient anti-malware software installed on our computers is a must-have. If you search on the internet, you will find many antivirus and malware detection software. Some of these are free antivirus software, while some are paid software. […]

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How to remove Macro Virus from Word or Excel

A Macro Virus is a malware that can infect any software written with a macro language notable among which are the Microsoft Office programs like Word and Excel. Macro Virus takes advantage of Macros that run in Microsoft Office applications. […]

Anti-Ransomware Tools

Free Anti-Ransomware Tools for Windows computers

Ransomware, ransomware, ransomware. This new form of malware has earned millions of dollars for cyber-criminals. It gets into your computer system, encrypts & locks your files and then demands money from you to unlock them. If you fail to pay […]

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List of free Ransomware Decryptor Tools to unlock files

If you are looking for ransomware decrypt tools to unlock files locked by ransomware on your Windows computer, then this list is what you are looking for. Ransomware threats are on the rise, and every other day we get to […]

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Identify Ransomware which has infected your computer

Ransomware is one of the major problems computer users have come across in recent years. They are not like regular malware or viruses that may do damage to system files or slow down your internet connection. These type of infections […]

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GMER Rootkit Detector and Remover for Windows PC

Understanding Rootkits and its affect or rather the ill affects is very important for high end and normal PC users as well. A Rootkit is a curation of malicious software which when authorized for installation can create a havoc in […]

MSD Services Online Password generator

Free secure online password generator to create random passwords

Nowadays, it has become a challenge to safeguard your digital privacy. There are numerous malware as well as spying agencies, who want to spy on you all the time. Moreover, the attackers try to compromise websites directly. It therefore becomes imperative […]

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Top 10 most common Passwords to avoid

How difficult is to choose a Password? Actually, choosing the right password is not difficult – but remembering it, sure is! Every day, we use several passwords. These passwords are used for making online transactions, logging into social accounts, opening […]

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Methods of Social Engineering – How to protect yourself

We have written much about Social Engineering and you might have read about it at other places too. Social Engineering is the method where social engineers (read: hackers) do not even not even have to touch a keyboard to get […]

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Emsisoft Decrypter for HydraCrypt and UmbreCrypt Ransomware

HydraCrypt and UmbreCrypt are the two new Ransomware variants from the CrypBoss Ransomware family. Once successful in breaching your PC security, HydraCrypt and UmbreCrypt can lock your computer and deny access to your own files. The files infected would have […]

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Security threats in Smart Devices and Privacy Issues

A while back, an issue had come up with Samsung Smart TVs – that they collect whatever you speak in front of them and send the recording to some third party. This is done in the name of research so […]

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Discussion: Best Free Antivirus for Windows for 2016

There was a time when computer users did not have to worry about virus & malware. They simply booted their computer and started working on MS-DOS or Linux. As the operating systems got more complex, chances of leaving out “holes” […]

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How to remove Searchguide Level 3 Browser Hijacker

Searchguide Level 3 is a browser hijacker which hijacks your web browser and changes all your settings including the default search engine to searchguide.level3.com without any permission. Being an ad-supported search engine, it brings many sponsored links and unknown advertisements […]

Socially Engineered Malware

What is Socially Engineered Malware? Precautions to take.

This post take a look at the definition & examples of Socially Engineered Malware or SEM and the tactics employed by fraudsters to push malware. It also lists some basic precautions web surfers should take. Socially Engineered Malware Social Engineering […]

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How to completely uninstall AVG Web TuneUp from Windows PC

In this post, we will see how to completely remove or uninstall AVG Web TuneUp from your Windows PC. AVG Web TuneUp is a browser add-on for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It offeres features like Site Safety which […]