Posts under Security category

Microsoft Azure Advisory to avert WannaCrypt Ransomware Threat

The intensity of the WannaCrypt ransomware attack has dissipated but fear still looms large. As such, many organizations have issued an advisory in response to this threat. They believe it will help the organizations run a secure infrastructure for their […]

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WannaCrypt or WannaCry Ransomware Decryptors are available

A French security researcher Adrien Guinet has found a way to decrypt WannaCrypt Ransomware encrypted files by retrieving the encryption key used by the WannaCrypt ransomware. But currently, this tool has only been tested on and known to work under Windows […]

WannaCrypt

What is WannaCrypt ransomware, how does it work & how to stay safe

WannaCrypt Ransomware, also known by the names WannaCry, WanaCrypt0r or Wcrypt is a ransomware which targets Windows operating systems. Discovered on 12th May 2017, WannaCrypt was used in a large Cyber-attack and has since infected more than 230,000 Windows PCs […]

WannaCrypt

WannaCrypt Patches for Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003 released

WannaCrypt also termed as WannaCry and Wcry or Wcrypt, has already caused massive damage worldwide through its NSA-powered ransomware. The ransomware has reportedly attacked businesses, hospitals, railways stations, universities and many other organizations inflicting a major devastation. WannaCrypt ransomware targets […]

Email Bombing

Email Bombing and ways to protect yourself

Email bombing is a form of internet abuse in which massive volumes of identical emails are sent to a specific email address to affect the operating system of a computer. When the mailbox gets flooded with countless unwanted emails, its […]

Remote Code Execution attacks

Remote Code Execution attacks and Prevention steps

Remote Code Execution or RCE has been one of the most preferred methods by hackers to infiltrate into a network/machines. In simple words, Remote Code Execution occurs when an attacker exploits a bug in the system and introduces a malware. […]

How to get old look of Windows Defender on Creators Update

How to get the old look Windows Defender back on Windows 10 v1703

Windows 10 Creators Update has got several enhancements. For instance, Windows Defender has got a complete makeover and a new UI called Windows Defender Security Center has taken its place, which includes other functions too. Talking about the user interface, […]

Ransomware Decryptor Tools Windows

List of free Ransomware Decryption Tools to unlock files

If you are looking for ransomware decrypt tools to unlock files locked by ransomware on your Windows computer, then this list is what you are looking for. Ransomware threats are on the rise, and every other day we get to […]

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Windows Defender Security Center in Windows 10

In Windows 10 v1703 and later, you will see a new white shield icon in the notification area of your Taskbar. This belongs to the newly introduced Windows Defender Security Center. With Windows Defender Security Center featuring in the Windows […]

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Beware of Online Tax Scams & Frauds and stay safe!

One needs to be always aware of Tax Scams, including tax refund scams, which are carried out by scamsters who pretend to be from the IRS of USA, HMRC of UK, CRA of Canada, Income Tax Department of India and […]

Denial of Service Attack

Denial of Service Attack: What it is and how to prevent it

Have you ever felt an unusual slowness in your network speed or unexpected unavailability of a certain website? Chances could be that there could be a Denial of Service attack in progress. You might be familiar with the term – […]

CUJO Internet Security Firewall for Smart Devices

Online security is one of the most important concerns of internet users. We have been using various anti-virus software to ensure our online security, but this post is all about a device CUJO Firewall, which helps you protecting your devices […]