Posts under Security category

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Remove Windows Defender Icon in Windows 10

Windows 10 Anniversary Update v1607 and later will now display the Windows Defender icon in the Notification Area of your taskbar. In this post, we will see how to hide, disable or remove the Windows Defender icon from the System […]

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Enable or Turn On Enhanced Notifications in Windows Defender

Starting with Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607, Windows Defender will display Enhanced Notifications about malware detection & remediation, and all the activities that it is carrying out on your computer. The idea is to keep you informed at all […]

Upgrading to Windows 10 v1607 – Security implications

Customer’s security has always been the top priority for Microsoft and the company is all set to release its Windows 10 Anniversary Update with latest security innovations and implications. Windows 10 is now safer with security features like UEFI (Unified […]

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Online Banking Safety Tips for Windows users

With the ease of banking, the Internet also brings a load of trouble if you are not aware of procedures and tricks used by cybercriminals. There are many methods using which, they can get access your bank accounts online. Popular […]