Posts under Security category

Application Whitelisting software

AppSamvid: Free Application Whitelisting software for Windows

Cyber Swachhta Kendra (India), a center set up for handling the tasks related to malware analysis has rolled out a handful of security tools for mitigating online security threats for PCs and Smartphones. The security tools – AppSamvid, M-Kavach (for […]

Fake Online Employment and Job Scams

Beware of Fake Online Employment and Job Scams

Technology is growing rapidly, and with every passing day we are more and more consumed and increasingly depended on it. But technology is more vulnerable than protected. Most of the technology is poorly secured giving rise to the biggest concern […]

QRishing scams

Smartphone users should stay safe from QRishing scams

Yet another new term for us today – QRishing.  This form of Phishing is initiated using QR codes. QR codes are those square images with an array of black and white codes we see in newspapers, magazines, brochures, posters, etc., […]

clickjacking scams

What are Clickjacking attacks? Protection and Prevention tips

Clickjacking, also known by names like User Interface redress attack, UI redress attack, UI redressing, is a common malicious technique used by attackers to create multiple complicated layers to trick a user into clicking on a button or link on another page […]

Get My Fingerprint Unique Machine

Find out your Browser and Computer’s unique Fingerprint

There’s something many computer users might not have known about their precious devices. You see, the computer you’re using right now to read this article is unique in its own way. It’s like you where a fingerprint can set you […]

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How Social Engineering attackers use PDF Attachments for Phishing

Efforts like raising awareness about Phishing have yielded desired results, but the cybercriminals continue to find new ways of devising attacks. The latest attacks through PDF attachments are geared towards pushing users to enter their email account credential into well-crafted […]

Sandbox and Sandboxing software

What is a Sandbox? Free Sandboxing software for Windows 10 PC

Sandbox is an environment created to run untrusted and unauthorized applications so that they cannot harm the underlying OS. Sandboxing is a common security practice that is used to test third-party unauthorized or suspicious codes. It is very much like […]

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What is Tor Network and what is it used for?

The Internet is definitely not a secure place for exchanging information. There are many prying eyes on you trying to get a piece of your secret information. In this era of free-flowing data; most of us use the Internet connection […]