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stay safe on public computers

Tips on how to stay safe on public computers

Public computers are the ones that are used by more than one user and do not often belong to the user. An example of public computers are the one’s at Internet Cafe’s. Even computers at your office can be categorized as public […]

Set up & Configure AVG Antivirus Free for additional tasks

AVG AntiVirus FREE is a useful antivirus software that guards your Windows PC machine against viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, and other spyware when browsing online or going through email. It’s scanning engine is quick and powerful and updates daily. In […]

Tips to keep Hackers out of your Windows computer

When it comes to the Internet, there is nothing called 100% security. One of the best methods to keep Hackers out of your computer would be to turn off JavaScript and Flash as these two are widely used to inject […]

Reason Core Security Free

Reason Core Security Free for Windows

There are several malicious software waiting to attack your computer the moment you get a little low on your defense. A computer on Internet without an antivirus is sure to be infected within five – ten minutes of operation. The same […]

Masking Email Address

Benefits of Masking Email Address

Certain websites ask you for your email address for different activities. For entering a comment, for example, you have to provide your email ID. Likewise, when downloading some free e-book, they ask you for your email ID, so that they […]

Windows 10

Device Guard in Windows 10 keeps malware away

Device Guard in Windows 10 is a firmware that will not let un-authenticated, unsigned, unauthorized programs as well as operating systems to load. We have already talked how we need an operating system that performs self-checks on what all is […]

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Windows Defender PC status – Potentially unprotected

At times, you may find a small icon appearing in the lower-right hand corner of your Windows computer screen, flashing a Potentially Unprotected warning or a Computer at risk warning. You may wonder why this problem shows up, even when […]

DLL Hijacking

DLL Hijacking Vulnerability Attacks, Prevention & Detection

DLL stands for Dynamic Link Libraries and are external parts of applications that run on Windows or any other operating systems. Most applications are not complete in themselves and store code in different files. If there is need for the […]

Eset Superfish cleaner

ESET Standalone Superfish Adware Cleaner available

ESET Security has released a free standalone Superfish adware removal tool for Windows users. If you recollect, Superfish was recently in the news, after it was found that this adware came pre-installed on Lenovo laptops. ESET Superfish Cleaner Tool The Superfish […]

Brute Force Attacks

Brute Force Attacks – Definition and Prevention

There are many methods hackers use to get into a computer, computer network, a website or an online service. Carrying out a Brute Force Attack is one of them. It is one of the simplest, yet time consuming method to hack […]

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) […]

zero-day-attack

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 […]