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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! […]

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 […]

Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit EMET 5.5

Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit EMET 5.5 Review and Features

Microsoft recently made available for download, the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 5.5. EMET is one of the best security tools for Windows 10/8/7, that helps prevent vulnerabilities in installed software from being exploited by malware and malicious processes. This is […]

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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Web Shield Online web tracker lets you reclaim privacy

Web Shield from Webshieldonline is an online tracking tool that lets you find out who all are tracking your activities, once you visit any website, using its databases of web trackers on the internet. I came to know about this […]

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Update Windows Defender manually in Windows 10/8/7

Windows Defender in Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 is set to automatically download and install the definition updates using Windows Update, once a day. If for some reason, your Windows Defender will not update automatically, or if you wish to […]

Discuss – Top Free Firewalls For Windows 10

Firewalls, no doubt, are one of the most important components of your computer (network). You know you need a firewall so that your computer (network) is not visible on the Internet to the bad guys. These are bad guys who […]

Biggest Malware & Online Threats

The year saw many types of internet threats being active, and the most popular ones were, Drive-by exploits, SMS scams, Ransomware and Phishing mails. Gone are the good old days where a virus just played pranks or caused minor damages. […]

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Trend Micro SmartSurfing browser app for Windows 8.1

While surfing the net, with your every click, your online security could potentially exposed to risk. The internet is flooded with threatening malware, hazardous downloads and fraudulent sites, which could compromise your internet security. That’s why we install powerful antivirus […]

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CryptoPrevent review: Prevent or Block Ransomware attacks

Ransomware has been all over the news lately. This malware encrypts all your files and then asks for a ransom amount for the decryption key which you can use to decrypt your locked files and gain access to them again. They […]

How to prevent Stealth Attacks on the Internet

To begin with, I am not an expert on the subject. I came across a whitepaper from McAfee that explained what a stealth attack is as well as how to counter them. This post is based on what I could […]

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Windows Defender is turned off or not working

Windows Defender acts as the first line of defense against any malware, spyware infections that might have affected your computer. Microsoft provides this free anti-malware program to customers using Windows 10/8/7/Vista. It allows end-users to schedule a scan or manually […]