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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, [...]

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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 [...]

digital-footprints

What are Digital Footprints and how to stay safe?

Digital Footprints or Digital Traces or Digital Shadow is the information you leave behind when surfing the Internet on a computer or phone. You might already be aware of Cookies – the small files containing information about the websites you visit [...]

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Antivirus protection for Surface 3. Is it needed?

If you have a new Microsoft Surface tablet you may be concerned about how secure your data would be and if you needed to install antivirus protection. You may also wonder if there were any free security or antivirus software [...]

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Windows Defender on Windows Server 10

Windows Server 10 will ship with Windows Defender. Microsoft has updated its TechNet Library to reflect this position, since Windows Server Technical Preview now includes Windows Defender. As all of us know, Windows Defender is the free malware protection software [...]

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Steps to secure OneDrive Account

The iCloud breach that happened few days ago, left everyone wondering how safe are their online vaults – the remote storage systems that they have been using to store their photos and documents. Hacking is common, and will always be [...]

Security Trends in Financial Services

Security Trends in Financial Services

Pandemic fear of cyber-attacks has led banking and financial organizations to work more towards providing their customers with better solutions, that use latest technologies. This, in turn has led to increased spending on regulatory compliance, plus development of firm IT [...]

Emsisoft Internet Security

Emsisoft Internet Security Review and Giveaway

Emsisoft Internet Security has been launched. For long have its users wanted to have Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Online Armor combined into one single interface. Heeding consumer advice, the Austrian based security company has released Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 with a [...]

Online Identity Theft

Online Identity Theft: Prevention and Protection

The term Identity Theft, was probably coined in 1964, according to the Oxford University Press. This term, “Identity Theft” is used, when a person purports to be some other person, with a view to create a fraud for financial gains. [...]

What is Badware

What is Badware? Is your Website infected?

The term malware brackets all possible malicious software – Worms, virus, spyware etc. Badware, although it my look as if it could be used interchangeably with malware, is different, as it is reserved for a certain set of malware, that [...]

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What is Malvertising? How to Avoid it?

There are many methods being used to compromise users of the Internet, so that their information can be obtained by cyber-criminals. Once a computer is compromised, the cyber-criminals can use the users data for anything they want. Such events may [...]

Evolution of Malware and Viruses

Evolution of Malware – How it all began!

Hi. I am Creeper. Catch me if you can. It was the ’50s! Back then, computers were big. Programmers used punching cards. One such programmer – Bob Thomas – experimented with self-replicating programs and created the Creeper. Fortunately, the worm [...]

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8 Freeware Botnet Removal Tools for Windows

In this post we will see how to detect and find out if your Windows computer is Bot infested and remove Botnet infection with these Botnet Removal Tools and Software, available as free downloads, from Microsoft and other well-knows security [...]

Panda Antivirus

Panda Free Antivirus with XMT Engine review

Panda Free Antivirus 2015 is now available as a free download for Windows users. Apart from introducing scheduled scanning and Automatic USB Vaccine features and anti-exploit protection, the just released Panda Free Antivirus, earlier called Panda Cloud Antivirus, comes with [...]

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Bitdefender Total Security 2015 Review and Giveaway

We’ve recommended Bitdefender Internet Security in the past and organized a giveaway too. This time, we are back with a Bitdefender Total Security 2015 giveaway. If you are looking for a security software which can protect your system as well as your [...]

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Protect and secure your USB Flash Drive from Virus

USB plug and play devices are the easiest to use. They are also the easiest method to infect computers. There are plenty of tools available in the market that claim protection against USB infections. In this article on how to [...]

CryptoLocker Decryption Tool

CryptoLocker Decryption Tool released

There is some good news for those victims whose files have been locked by the Crytpolocker ransomware. Victims can now use the free Decryptlocker or CryptoLocker Decryption Tool from FireEye and Fox-IT to decrypt the Cryptolocker encrypted files. This Cryptolocker [...]

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Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit EMET 5.0: New features

Microsoft recently made available for download, the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 5.0. EMET is one of the best security tools for Windows 8 / 7, that helps prevent vulnerabilities in installed software from being exploited by malware and malicious processes. [...]

WIndows Security center

Know if your Windows Security Center is a virus or legitimate

Windows Security Center is a component of the Windows operating system, that was introduced by Microsoft in Windows XP and included in Windows Vista too. The program helped you keep a check on your system, by monitoring regularly the status [...]

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