Posts under Security category

AVG Free 2012 AntiVirus for Windows released

AVG has released it range of security products for 2012. Among them is the very popular AVG Free AntiVirus software. There appear to be many improvements made in this version. To start with, it has reduced by over 40%, the […]

3 Chrome Extensions for Safe Browsing

As much fun it is, Internet is also a place of severe security threats. There are millions of sites that are waiting to infect us with malware or steal our data. While Chrome has an in-built safe browsing feature which […]

Microsoft releases whitepaper on Malware Research and Response

Malware (malicious software), as we all know, is software that has been designed to damage a user’s computer, a server, or a network; or to cause harm to computer users by stealing personal or otherwise sensitive information, defrauding the user […]

Phishing

What is Phishing and how to identify Phishing Attacks

Phishing (pronounced fishing) is a process which entices you to give out personal information by using electronic communication technique such as emails, masquerading to be from a legitimate source. Phishing is one of the fastest rising online crime method used […]

BitDefender Security Scanner and Registry Cleaner

BitDefender recently announced the release of the free BitDefender Security Scan. It is designed to provide information needed to keep Windows machines running safely and smoothly, in a convenient, speedy way, and includes a registry cleaner. BitDefender Security Scanner and […]

Protect Kids from Cyberbullying – Stop Cyberbullying

Stop cyber bullying! This brochure from Microsoft will give you, the parents guidance on how to protect kids from cyberbullying. Protect Kids from Cyberbullying Bullies are notorious for tormenting their victims face to face. But now cyberbullying–using the Internet for […]

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A case for an online malware scanner from Microsoft

Microsoft just launched Microsoft Safety Scanner (MSS), an on-demand anti-malware scanner. This now brings the anti-malware tools available to the  Windows home user to 3, counting Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) and Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT).

Microsoft Safety Scanner, a free on-demand antivirus tool for Windows

Microsoft has just released an on-demand anti-malware scanner called as The Microsoft Safety Scanner. MSS is a free downloadable security tool for the Windows user and provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Safety […]

BitDefender TrafficLight, a new cross browser security tool

TrafficLight is a new a new cross browser security tool from BitDefender. It helps you get a completely secure web browsing experience, by intercepting, processing and filtering all web traffic –  blocking any malicious content before it reaches your browser.

Download Emsisoft Online Armor 5.0; includes over 400 improvements

With Online Armor 5.0, Emsisoft introduces the next major release of the popular Windows Firewall, which is available in a Freeware version and two different shareware versions. Version 5.0 of the PC security solution has a completely reworked user interface […]