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Tips To Secure Windows 10/8/7 – Beginners Guide

Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 may give us the feeling of being secure. The reason is obvious. Being advanced, it incorporates the latest technology for security –  and includes many security advancements and features. However, the need for securing Windows […]

How To Avoid Phishing Scams And Attacks

Phishing Scams are those which fool you into giving out personal information by using emails, etc. We have already seen what is Phishing. In this article, I will give some tips on how to avoid Phishing attacks and scams. Avoid […]

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Why I prefer using WinPatrol – Review & Free Download

Windows User Account Control (UAC) allows you to set up Windows 8 for alerting you when you or any program makes certain changes to the computer. It is a very useful security feature; but more than often, it is irritating […]

Chrome first to fall at Pwn2Own – falls in first five minutes

Within 5 minutes of Pwn2Own contest commencing, Google’s claim to Chrome being un-hackable and the most secure browser was laid to rest. Researchers at the French security outfit VUPEN, said that they targeted Chrome because they wanted to show that Chrome […]

Ad-Aware Free includes real-time protection and more

You may remember Ad-Aware, one of the first and the most popular anti-spyware software at one time. Over a period of time, there were user reports that it had become bloatware and as a result of it, its popularity decreased […]

Check if rogue DNSChanger has changed your DNS settings

Domain Name System or the DNS system is an Internet service that converts domain names into numerical Internet protocol (IP) addresses. These numerical IP addresses are used by computers to connect with each other. When you type a domain name […]

PayPal Login: How to Sign up and Sign in securely

PayPal is one of the most popular and secure services which you can use to shop and sell online, and to send and receive money. Since financial transactions are involved, it is very important to learn and know how to set up […]

Can we really trust Norton PC Checkup Tool !?

I was pretty excited when I came across this application tool from Symantec – the Norton PC Checkup. It is a free tool that scans for computer problems and notifies you of the same, if any are found. Specifically, the […]

Remove stubborn Autorun virus with Autorun Deleter

The Autorun.inf malware file is a rather stubborn one to remove. While we may keep our own computer virus-free, there are times that we may connect an infected USB pen drive to our Windows computer. The Autorun.inf file is usually […]

Download Windows Defender Offline Tool

Microsoft has released a new tool called as Windows Defender Offline Tool. While most other security tools remove malware after Windows has started they cannot remove some hard-to-remove malware like Rootkits, as they activate their malicious code before the Windows […]

Giveaway: BullGuard Internet Security 12

We are delighted to announce our giveaway of 10 licenses of BullGuard Internet Security 12 for the readers of TWC. BullGuard Internet Security is a complete internet security solution which protects you and your Windows computer from online threats like identity theft, […]

Take the Microsoft Computing Safety Index Survery

In case you missed it, Microsoft last month released the Microsoft Computing Safety Index, a scoring system of more than 20 steps, individuals can take to help protect themselves and stay safe online. The MCSI tallies points for user behaviors […]