Posts under Security category

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 […]

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Windows SmartScreen filter warning messages explained

The Windows SmartScreen filter offers protection to Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer users from internet based attacks by blocking malicious websites, phishing attacks, socially engineered malware, Drive-by-download attacks as well as web-based attacks that exploit software vulnerabilities, and displays warnings for […]

Report ransomware

Should I report Ransomware? Where do I report Ransomware?

Should I report Ransomware? Should I pay the ransom or not? Where do I report ransomware to FBI, Police or appropriate authorities? If your Windows computer system has been infected with Ransomware, and you have these questions in mind, then […]

What is Email Spoofing & how to protect yourself & stay safe

Email Spoofing is a type of phishing. We all know about Phishing, how it works and how to avoid phishing. Basically, they are cybercriminals who tend to set up different types of baits with an intention to extract valuable information […]

AdwCleaner review & free download: Remove unwanted programs from Windows PC

AdwCleaner by ToolsLib is a very popular and an efficient stand-alone freeware for Windows computers, that helps remove Adware, Potentially Unwanted Programs or PUPs, Toolbars, Browser Hijackers, Crapware, Junkware & other forms of malware. AdwCleaner review AdwCleaner is a stand-alone portable […]