Posts under Security category

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 […]

secure web browsers

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 […]

setup MAC filtering in Dlink router

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 tool for Windows PC

Ransomware is here to stay. And while most antivirus software offer 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 typically […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Is Windows Defender sufficient and enough for Windows 10?

Windows Defender is the default malware and anti-virus software in Windows 10. The big question right now is whether or not Windows Defender is any good, and sufficient and enough to protect you in Windows 10/8/7 PC. Microsoft made Windows […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]