Windows 7 has expanded security offerings to provide the necessary security controls to help mobile workers access the information they need to be productive, wherever and whenever they need it. We’re really excited about Windows 7’s new security features. This […]
Many times, the Windows Control Panel, Uninstall Programs applet proves insufficient for un-installing AntiVirus or Security Suite installations, as a result of which they leave unwanted remnants on your PC. This often then causes problems esp when you go on […]
The Hosts file in Windows, is used to map host names to IP addresses. If for some reason, you find that your Hosts file has been compromised, and that some malicious entries have been added, you can if you wish, […]
Windows Vista introduced a new security construct called Mandatory Integrity Controls (MIC), which is similar to integrity functionality long available in the Linux and Unix worlds. In Windows Vista and later versions like Windows 7 and Windows 10/8, all security principals (users, […]
A firewall is a software or hardware that checks information coming from the Internet or a network, and then either blocks it or allows it to pass through to your computer, depending on your firewall settings. A firewall can help […]
Microsoft recommends that you use this checklist to make sure you are taking advantage of all the ways that Windows 7 can help keep your computer as secure and safe as possible. Windows 7 Security guide Action Center: Use Action […]
Which web browser is the safest? Current trends show over 50% of malware infections occur via Internet download. During Q1, 2009 NSS Labs performed the industry’s first comprehensive test of web browser protection against socially engineered malware. This report examines […]
Windows 7 builds upon the strong security lineage of Windows Vista and retains and builds upon the development processes and technologies that have made Windows Vista the most secure version of the Windows client to date.
Microsoft has released a white paper named “A Safer Online Experience” recently. The web has enhanced and changed our lives in nearly every way by connecting us to the people and information we care about as well as by keeping […]
Microsoft has released its 6th Security Intelligence Report which provides an in-depth perspective on the changing threat landscape including software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software & potentially unwanted software.
While it is possible to hide malware in a way that will fool even the traditional antivirus/antispyware products, most malware programs are already using rootkits to hide deep on yourWindows PC … and they are getting more dangerous! The DL3 rootkit is […]