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Misfortune Cookie Vulnerability

Misfortune Cookie Vulnerability: Is your Router affected?

A Router is often the last contact device in a network, that connects the entire network to external networks and the Internet. If the router is somehow compromised, it is easy to compromise all the devices – computers, printers, scanners […]

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Bundleware: Definition, Prevention, Removal Guide

What does Bundleware mean? Bundleware got its name from people ‘bundling’ different programs into one single installation program. The one installation for bundleware  installs the main program that you want along with some other programs that you do not want. […]

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Cyber Attacks – Definition, Types, Prevention

A Cyber Attack is an attack initiated from a computer against another computer or a website, with a view to compromising the integrity, confidentiality or availability of target and the information stored in it. This article explains what are Cyber […]

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SecurityKISS VPN Review – Does it work?

The name may sound a bit odd to some, but according to the home page of SecurityKISS VPN, the KISS stands for Keep It Smart and Simple. The VPN cum proxy is a simple interface that claims to protect your […]

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What are Spambots? How to deal with them?

This post will tell you what are Spambots and how you can  deal with them. In a line, Spambots are responsible for all that junk in your mail! Read on to find out what they are, how they work and […]

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Detekt: Free anti-surveillance software for Windows

Have you ever thought of your Windows PC being monitored by someone else? Yes that’s a really a bad thought and if you suspect something like that, then you must be sure about your computer – whether it is safe […]

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Types of Cybercrime Acts and Preventive Measures

In our last article on Cyber Crime, we saw what cybercrime is and how one could take certain basic steps to prevent it from happening to you. Today we will go a bit more in detail and see the types of […]

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What is Cyber Crime? How to deal with it?

Any crime committed by means of or by using a computer and an internet connection or computer technology is known as Cyber Crime. There is not just a single aspect to the definition of cyber crime. The crime can be […]

Expired PC Software

Your Antivirus protection has expired. What next?

The discussion around anti-malware programs generate much heat than light. This makes it necessary for us to have at least some brief idea about the virus fighting software and shun any wrong notions we have about them, if any. First, […]

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Windows 8

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Windows

BitDefender Labs has released Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Windows PC. The tool was already available for Mac systems, but a beta version of this tool is now available as a free download for Windows systems. Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool […]

What are Exploits and Exploit Kits

What are Exploits and Exploit Kits?

We have seen what is meant by Security Vulnerabilities in computer parlance. Today we will see what is an Exploit and what are Exploit Kits. When a vulnerability is detected, an exploit follows, until a patch is issued to address […]

What is Vulnerability

What is Vulnerability in computer security?

Most computer users must have heard of the three terms: Vulnerability, Exploits, and Exploit Kits. You may also know what they mean. Today we will see what are Security Vulnerabilities. What is a Security Vulnerability A computer security Vulnerability is […]

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SSL 3.0 is dead! Secure your Browser against the Poodle Attack

Using a vulnerability in the SSL 3.0, attackers can inject malicious code into your computer and compromise it. They can also compromise web hosting servers using the same SSL 3.0. Most browsers still support SSL3, as most web servers still […]

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Security & Identity Protection improvements in Windows 10

Today, we find that an increasingly number of people are storing their work files, to a personal email or a cloud account, requiring a username and password for login. This simple login makes your personal cloud accounts susceptible to hacking […]

How do you tell if your computer has a virus

How do you tell if your computer has a virus

How do you tell if your Windows computer has a virus and infected? Seriously! You have an  antivirus software installed and you go about using the computer with the feeling that it is well-protected and hence malware-free. But maybe, just maybe, […]

Trend Micro Anti-Threat Tool Kit windos 8

Trend Micro Anti-Threat Tool Kit: Removes Boot, MBR malware too

Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit (ATTK) is a new malware support tool that replaces the System Information Collector (SIC) Tool. This standalone software can be pretty useful as a second-opinion on-demand antivirus scanner, if you suspect that your main security software […]

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