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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 […]

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Machine Learning capabilities of Windows Defender in Windows 10

In its latest bid to offer increased protection against security threats facing consumers today, Microsoft has improved functionality of its very own built-in anti-virus system – Windows Defender in Windows 10. The tool aims to make the Windows 10 OS […]

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How to best secure web browsers for Windows PC

A secure web browser is something all users of the Internet should aspire to have. This must be taken seriously because attackers on the web can easily gain access to your computer via your web browser if it is not […]

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How to setup MAC filtering in Dlink router

Media Access Control Address aka MAC Address plays a vital role to connect to the internet. To use internet, you must have network card and every network card has one unique MAC Address. If you have any MAC Address related issue, […]

BitDefender Anti-Ransomware

Free BitDefender Anti-Ransomware software for Windows PC

Ransomware is here to stay. And while most antivirus software offer good anti-ransomware protection, it will do you no harm if you were to add an additional layer of protection to your Windows computer, to protect it against ransomware. Ransomware […]

dns-hijacking

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 […]

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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 www.thewindowsclub.com in your browsers address bar, your computer looks up the IP […]