Posts under Security category

Botnet Tracker

Botnet Tracker lets you track activity of live Botnets worldwide

The security landscape has undergone a rapid change in recent times. Cyber threats, malware infections have increasingly become a principal problem for security experts. Different research studies carried out indicates that the use of Botnets is increasing at an alarming […]

Windows Defender Hub

Windows Defender Hub app from Microsoft released

Microsoft has released Windows Defender Hub app and it is now available for download free from the Windows Store.  The app is nothing exciting as basically it basically only allows you open Windows Defender interface and displays some tips, news […]

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Block at First Sight protection in Windows Defender on Windows 10

To keep user’s data safe and avoid malware infections, Windows 10 Anniversary Update introduced Block at First Sight protection in Windows Defender. So, if you have deployed Windows 10 Anniversary Update 1607 or above and are using Windows Defender, be […]

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Ransomware protection in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Ransomware is proving to be a major challenge for computer users all over, including Microsoft when it comes to handling malware on Windows 10. In fact, the company claims that the variants of ransomware have more than doubled in the […]

ScreenWings anti-screenshot tool

ScreenWings prevents malicious programs from taking screenshots

If you want to prevent malware from taking screenshots of your computer, use a free software like ScreenWings that will block malicious programs from taking unauthorized screenshots of your Windows computer, by blanking out the screen. ScreenWings anti-screenshot tool for […]

How to prepare for and deal with a DDoS attack

Last week, the United States woke up to a massive DDoS attack that took down almost half of the major sites in the country. Big websites like Twitter, Reddit and Amazon were badly affected and users couldn’t access them till […]

Download Online Safety Tips Guide for Seniors

The Internet undoubtedly is the best place to stay updated with the latest news and information, to connect with old friends or making new. And not to be surprised, the benefits of the internet are now enticing the senior citizens […]

How can you get a computer virus

How can you get a computer virus or malware?

How can your computer get a virus, trojan, work or spyware? What are the ways malware can infect your Windows computer? What types of files carry virus and malware? We will touch upon these questions in brief and take a […]

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Ransomware Growth and Infection Statistics

Cyber threats have made big shifts in the recent past. Attackers have further honed their ability to target attacks and evade conventional cyber defenses. The Ransomware threat has come roaring in record volumes and new forms. At the same time, […]

Trojan Attacks are on the rise! How do Trojans work?

In the recently published edition of Security Intelligence Report (SIR), the company found out that attackers used Trojans more than any other malware on Microsoft services. Cyber threats are on the rise and with increased complexity in targets, Microsoft aims […]

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MSRT adds more Unwanted Software to its detection capability

Sometimes, in addition to the software we want to install, software developers often bundle unwanted programs along with it. Some of them do not stop at this point. They go to the extent of changing your browser settings without seeking […]

Win10 Security Plus

Win10 Security Plus lets your harden Windows security

Being one of the most popular operating systems, Windows is always vulnerable to the malicious attacks. While the operating system has its own privacy settings and security regime, not everyone is tech-savvy enough to adjust those settings. But you can […]