Posts under Malware tag.

How to remove Chromium malware from Windows 10

These Chromium malware removal instruction will help you uninstall & remove Chromium virus & rogue Chromium based browsers from your Windows computer. Actually, Chromium is a legitimate open-source browser project that forms the basis for Google Chrome browser, but malware […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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How to remove Macro Virus from Word or Excel

A Macro Virus is a malware that can infect any software written with a macro language notable among which are the Microsoft Office programs like Word and Excel. Macro Virus takes advantage of Macros that run in Microsoft Office applications. […]

How to remove Searchguide Level 3 Browser Hijacker

Searchguide Level 3 is a browser hijacker which hijacks your web browser and changes all your settings including the default search engine to searchguide.level3.com without any permission. Being an ad-supported search engine, it brings many sponsored links and unknown advertisements […]

Socially Engineered Malware

What is Socially Engineered Malware? Precautions to take.

This post takes a look at the definition & examples of Socially Engineered Malware or SEM and the tactics employed by fraudsters to push malware. It also lists some basic precautions web surfers should take. Socially Engineered Malware Social Engineering […]

DLL Hijacking

DLL Hijacking Vulnerability Attacks, Prevention & Detection

DLL stands for Dynamic Link Libraries and are external parts of applications that run on Windows or any other operating systems. Most applications are not complete in themselves and store code in different files. If there is need for the […]

How to uninstall and remove Superfish malware completely

The Superfish malware has been in news recently, with Lenovo pre-installing it on all their new computers. This post shows how to find out if your Lenovo computer has Superfish malware installed and offers instructions on how to uninstall it […]

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Bundleware: Definition, Prevention, Removal Guide

What does Bundleware mean? Bundleware got its name from people ‘bundling’ different programs into one single installation program. The one installation for bundleware  installs the main program that you want along with some other programs that you do not want. […]

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Cyber Attacks – Definition, Types, Prevention

A Cyber Attack is an attack initiated from a computer against another computer or a website, with a view to compromising the integrity, confidentiality or availability of target and the information stored in it. This article explains what are Cyber […]

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Types of Cybercrime Acts and Preventive Measures

In our last article on Cyber Crime, we saw what cybercrime is and how one could take certain basic steps to prevent it from happening to you. Today we will go a bit more in detail and see the types of […]

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What is Cyber Crime? How to deal with it?

Any crime committed by means of or by using a computer and an internet connection or computer technology is known as Cyber Crime. There is not just a single aspect to the definition of cyber crime. The crime can be […]