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CryptoDefense Ransomware and how Symantec helped it fix its flaw!

CryptoDefense ransomware is dominating discussions these days. Victims falling prey to this variant of Ransomware have been turning to different forums in large numbers, seeking support from experts. Considered as a type of ransomware, the program apes the behavior of [...]

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free 2.0 New features

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free has been offering a good track record in detecting threats and removing them without compromising the security of a system. It does so, by staying abreast of the latest developments and combining a number of new technologies to [...]

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Whose RAT is controlling my Computer anyway?

We are not talking about the rodents. RAT stands for Remote Administration Tools. While the intentions behind creating such tools was to offer remote support, they are now being increasingly used to spy on others, as well as to control [...]

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Windows 8.1: The Anti Malware Operating System

We all use one or more antivirus software, Internet Security Suite or a Firewall software on our Windows computer. We keep them updated, go for zero-day patches, and keep hunting forbetter combination of anti-malware for better protections. But what most anti-malware [...]

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What are Drive-by downloads? Prevent Drive-by download attacks!

What are Drive-by downloads? Drive-by download attacks occur when vulnerable computers get infected by just visiting a website. Findings from latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report and many of its previous volumes reveal that Drive-by Exploits have become the top web security [...]

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KProxy: Free anonymous web proxy

The best thing about KProxy is that you do not have to install it. That means you do not have to go clean registry after uninstalling the program to remove all traces. This review of KProxy checks out the claims [...]

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Keep Your Browsing Private With JonDoFox For Firefox

We have been covering privacy related software in our quest for best privacy provider for Windows operating systems. After a lot of research, we can conclude that best privacy system for Windows is one that combines one or more software [...]

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List of free Security Tools from Microsoft

Microsoft recently kicked of a blog series to cover all the security tools being offered by them on the Microsoft Security Blog. These tools deserve respect as these programs keep your system malware-free and protected. Free Security Tools from Microsoft Apart from [...]

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Microsoft details Cybersecurity Threats in developing nations

Cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges that most developing nations face today. As such, the disseminating factors causing this menace should be scrutinized in the first place. Microsoft stands up to the challenge! [...]

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Free Port Scanner for Windows let you perform Firewall Port Scan

Often, home computers are easy target for hackers, especially the ones with DSL or cable connections to the Internet because the trespasser finds it easy to break into unsecured or lose network, rather than heavily fortified, secured corporate network. So, if [...]

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Ghostery: Online Privacy Control Browser Extension

No one ever wants their surfing habits to be monitored. By now, most of us know that many companies and even governments track our every move on the web. These entities collect out information and details for marketing or monitoring purposes. While [...]

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