Posts under Security category

Emsisoft BlitzBlank: Remove stubborn malware infections

Malware infections are not always easy to clean up. These days the software pests use clever techniques to protect themselves from being deleted. In many a cases it is almost impossible to delete a Malware file while Windows is running. […]

DefenceInspector checks the security of your Windows computer

Folks frequently have questions about whether they have too many or not enough security programs and if programs will conflict or if their computer is secure. DefenceInspector is a basic tool which  checks the security of your Windows computer.

SCars will remind you to perform regular PC security maintenance

SCars is a program designed to aid users in performing the regular computer maintenance tasks that should be undertaken to keep their computer working efficiently. Tasks such as updating Windows and security software, and cleaning temporary files are important to […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials – Now for SMBs

Starting October, small businesses can begin using Microsoft Security Essentials on up to 10 PCs in their company at NO COST to provide them with protection from viruses, spyware and other malicious threats. Prior to this licensing change, Microsoft Security […]

ZoneAlarm firewall resorts to scare tactics!

Alert : Your PC may be in danger! Risk: High. Get protection now! Buy XXX! Sounds familiar? These are how most scareware alerts are worded! Scareware are those software with malafide intent, that scare you into buying their products. UPDATE: […]

PC Security Threats: Virus & Spyware, know the difference!

There are many different types of malware threats on the internet, waiting and ready to get downloaded to your Windows PC,  to compromise and breach your system’s security. Spyware and Virus are most common among them. They are both forms of […]

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Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) from Microsoft – FAQ

Like the Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Defender, Windows Defender Offline Tool, Microsoft Safety Scanner and Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit the Malicious Software Removal Tool is yet another one of the many free security tools from Microsoft for Windows users. Malicious Software Removal […]

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Tabnabbing attacks – A new Phishing tactic

Most of you are aware of Phishing, where a fraudulent process is initiate with the intent of acquiring sensitive information like passwords and credit card details, by presenting oneself as a legitimate entity. But what if you are on a […]

Download Family Online Safety Tips brochure from Microsoft

Microsoft has released a brochure on Family Safety, with online safety tips to help keep families safer online. The download offers safety tips for Windows 7, Windows Live, XBOX, Zune & Media Room users. Family Online Safety Tips This chart may […]

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Microsoft releases Tool to block DLL load hijacking attacks

Some time back there were reports about a security issue that affected  about 40 different Windows apps. Microsoft has quickly responded to such reports of potential zero-day attacks against such Windows programs by publishing an update or  tool to block […]

Diagnose and fix Windows Firewall problems automatically

Is your Windows Firewall giving you problems? Maybe you get a security warning telling you that the Windows Firewall is turned offand you are unable to start it … or maybe you cannot access shared files or printers. If so, […]