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What is a DNS Hijacking attack & how to prevent it

DNS is important in resolving the URLs you enter into the address bar of your browser. A lot of work goes into Domain Name Resolution. It is a sort of recursive operation that helps your browser get the IP address […]

WiFi Vulnerabilities

How to fix Public and Home Wi-Fi Network vulnerabilities

Most of us have almost discarded network cables and rely on wireless for connecting to other computers as well as to the Internet. The wired Internet is more secure as it reduces the chances of hackers snooping in. But wireless […]

McAfee Free Antivirus

McAfee Free Antivirus for Windows PC

If you are looking for a free antivirus program for your Windows PC, then you may want to check out the newly released McAfee Free Antivirus.  McAfee Free Antivirus comes as an early version of what looks like a really […]

Spybot Anti-Beacon

Spybot Anti-Beacon for Windows 10

Safer Networking, the developers of Spybot have released a new tool fro Windows 10, called Spybot Anti-Beacon, that allows Windows 10 users to immunize their computers and changes settings, so that Windows 10 phones home less. Concerns have been raised […]


Update Windows Defender definitions using Windows PowerShell

For basic security protection against virus and malware, Microsoft has built-in Windows Defender in your Windows 10 / 8 or later running operating systems. This means that you don’t need to install any antivirus programs and Windows Defender will take […]

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Spyware Blaster free version: Protect your Windows PC

SpywareBlaster is a popular software that protects your Windows computer from malware, potentially unwanted programs and malicious and blacklisted websites. So far is good. But if you are expecting anything more, you are in for a major disappointment as even the blacklisting […]

F-Secure Router Checker

F-Secure Router Checker checks for DNS hijacking

F-Secure Router Checker is an online tool, that will scan your computer and check if your DNS settings or Router have been hijacked or compromised. When you type in your browsers address bar, your computer looks up the IP […]

How to protect yourself from NSA spying

How to protect yourself from NSA spying & snooping

Ever since it has been made public that the US National Security Agency has a surveillance program named NSA Prism, that is checking out data packets moving into and outside of USA, the security and privacy concerns have increased not […]

Safe Computing Tips

Safe Computing Tips, Practices and Habits for Windows users

While computers make our work easier, they can tell others a lot about its users. They could include colleagues, friends who share the computer and even hackers. Whether online or offline, computers can give away information to others. This article […]

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Tips on how to stay safe on public computers

Public computers are the ones that are used by more than one user and do not often belong to the user. An example of public computers are the one’s at Internet Cafe’s. Even computers at your office can be categorized as public […]

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Configure AVG Antivirus Free 2015 for additional tasks

AVG AntiVirus FREE 2015 is a useful antivirus software that guards your Windows PC machine against viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, and other spyware when browsing online or going through email. It’s scanning engine is quick and powerful and updates daily. […]

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Tips to keep Hackers out of your Windows computer

When it comes to the Internet, there is nothing called 100% security. One of the best method to keep Hackers out of your computer, would be to turn off Javascript and Flash as these two are widely used to inject […]

Reason Core Security Free

Reason Core Security Free for Windows

There are unlimited malicious software waiting to attack your computer the moment you get a little low on your defense. A computer on Internet without an antivirus is sure to be infected within five – ten minutes of operation. The […]

Masking Email Address

Benefits of Masking Email Address

Certain websites ask you for your email address for different activities. For entering a comment, for example, you have to provide your email ID. Likewise, when downloading some free e-book, they ask you for your email ID, so that they […]

Windows 10

Device Guard in Windows 10 keeps malware away

Device Guard in Windows 10 is a firmware that will not let un-authenticated, unsigned, unauthorized programs as well as operating systems to load. We have already talked how we need an operating system that performs self-checks on what all is […]

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Windows Defender PC status – Potentially unprotected

At times, you may find a small icon appearing in the lower-right hand corner of your Windows computer screen, flashing a Potentially Unprotected warning or a Computer at risk warning. You may wonder why this problem shows up, even when […]

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