Posts under Security category

Intrusion Detection and Prevention software

3 Free Intrusion Detection and Prevention software for Windows

Cyber criminals are working hard these days to gain access to your business and home networks and it therefore becomes imperative that you take all possible steps to secure your Windows system. If you have an Intrusion Detection Software (IDS) […]

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What does Zero Day attack, exploit, or vulnerability mean

We often hear of Zero Day attacks, vulnerabilities or exploits. We have also heard of Zero Day patches. This article helps you know what is a Zero Day attack, exploit, or vulnerability. Zero Day attacks generally refer to attacks on […]

DNS Cache Poisoning and Spoofing

DNS Cache Poisoning and Spoofing

DNS stands for Domain Name System, and this helps a browser in figuring out the IP address of a website so that it can load it on your computer. DNS cache is a file on your or your ISP’s computer […]

Online Safety Tips for Kids, Students and Teens

Online Safety Tips for Kids, Students and Teens

If a computer is not connected to the Internet, it is not considered usable by many. What started as a small networking protocol has got everyone addicted to the Internet. With the increase in social networking sites, more and more […]

Windows 8 Safety Settings

With the increasing influence of the Internet in our lives, online safety and privacy is becoming a very important topic to ponder upon. It is essential to maintain the privacy online, especially when we are sharing so much of our […]

Strengthen Outlook.com Privacy & Security Settings

Outlook.com is one of the best services provided by Microsoft. It offers a secure email service with modern interface and powerful features. Outlook.com respects its users’ privacy and thus it don’t scan the content of your email messages, address book, […]

Misfortune Cookie Vulnerability

Misfortune Cookie Vulnerability: Is your Router affected?

A Router is often the last contact device in a network, that connects the entire network to external networks and the Internet. If the router is somehow compromised, it is easy to compromise all the devices – computers, printers, scanners […]

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Bundleware: Definition, Prevention, Removal Guide

What does Bundleware mean? Bundleware got its name from people ‘bundling’ different programs into one single installation program. The one installation for bundleware  installs the main program that you want along with some other programs that you do not want. […]

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Cyber Attacks – Definition, Types, Prevention

A Cyber Attack is an attack initiated from a computer against another computer or a website, with a view to compromising the integrity, confidentiality or availability of target and the information stored in it. This article explains what are Cyber […]

SecurityKISS VPN Review – Does it work?

The name may sound a bit odd to some, but according to the home page of SecurityKISS VPN, the KISS stands for Keep It Smart and Simple. This free VPN software cum proxy has a simple interface that claims to protect […]

spambots

What are Spambots? How to deal with them?

This post will tell you what are Spambots and how you can  deal with them. In a line, Spambots are responsible for all that junk in your mail! Read on to find out what they are, how they work and […]

Detekt: Free anti-surveillance software for Windows

Have you ever thought of your Windows PC being monitored by someone else? Yes that’s a really a bad thought and if you suspect something like that, then you must be sure about your computer – whether it is safe […]

types of cybercrime

Types of Cybercrime Acts and Preventive Measures

In our last article on Cyber Crime, we saw what cybercrime is and how one could take certain basic steps to prevent it from happening to you. Today we will go a bit more in detail and see the types of […]

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What is Cyber Crime? How to deal with it?

Any crime committed by means of or by using a computer and an internet connection or computer technology is known as Cyber Crime. There is not just a single aspect to the definition of cyber crime. The crime can be […]

Your Antivirus protection has expired. What next?

The discussion around anti-malware programs generates much heat than light. This makes it necessary for us to have at least some brief idea about the virus fighting software and shun any wrong notions we have about them if any. First, […]

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Windows 8

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Windows

BitDefender Labs has released Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for Windows PC. The tool was already available for Mac systems, but a beta version of this tool is now available as a free download for Windows systems. Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool […]