Posts under Security category

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 […]

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 […]

Secure boot on windows 8

Secure Boot, Trusted Boot, Measured Boot in Windows 10/8

Security! Well, this is a major concern for almost everyone it seems, these days. When it comes to operating systems we know better how quickly they get attacked by virus and malware. And more popular the operating system, the more the people […]

Giveaway: 10 licenses of Outpost Security Suite Pro

We are pleased to announce this giveaway of 10 single PC, 1-year licenses of the latest version Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5. Outpost Security Suite Pro now comes with x2.5 faster on-demand and on-access scanning and its anti-malware module includes […]

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 […]