Posts under Security category

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 […]

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Windows Defender application failed to initialize Error code 0x800106ba

Windows Defender is a free antivirus software from Microsoft. The program is well known for its reliability, effectiveness, and stability but, occasionally it might turn nonfunctional, displaying the error code 0x800106ba with a short description – Windows Defender application failed […]

Browser Independent Cookies – Lets The Cat Out Of The Bag?

What is a Flash cookie? What is a Silverlight cookie? And what are Browser Independent Cookies? The third question (last one) is the answer to first two questions. Flash Cookies are small files that store a good amount of information […]

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Panda Cloud Cleaner: Antivirus, Cleaner & Disinfection tool

Panda Cloud Cleaner is an advanced yet free antivirus tool, cleaner & disinfector which is based on collective in-cloud scanning intelligence. It claims to detect malware that traditional security solutions cannot detect. I was aware of the Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition, but […]

SecureAPlus: A second line of defense against Malware

Today, computer users always face the risk of new generation Malware that attacks us even when we may have a good antivirus installed. There is new Malware releasing every day, and it’s getting harder for antivirus solutions to release virus […]