Posts under Security tag.

Color coded Email Safety Tips for Office 365 users

Just sending unsafe emails to the Junk mail folder is not enough. The Office 365 team is adding an extra layer of protection for the email users. The malware attacks and spam, are so well done today that they look real […]

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Why are websites hacked? How to prevent hacking?

Why are websites hacked? It’s not true that only top websites are hacked. Smaller websites and blogs are more vulnerable. This post takes a look at why websites are hacked, what to do if you blog is under Cyber Attack […]

Windows Spy Keylogger helps monitor activities on your PC

Using Keyloggers to record and monitor the keys pressed on keyboard is not something new. There are many good free keylogger software available out there and Windows Spy Keylogger is a recent entrant. Windows Spy Keylogger which helps you monitor […]

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Verify your identity on this PC – Windows 10

It is important from a security point of view that you verify your identity on your Windows 10 PC. Verifying your identity helps you protect your data. If when accessing sensitive information from this device, if Microsoft suspects fraudulent activity, […]

How to secure Dropbox Account in a few steps

Dropbox is one of the many cloud services that let you store your data online. Almost all free online storage provides – including Amazon, Google, OneDrive and Dropbox – seem to focus more on your photos and encourage you to […]

Facebook Security Checkup lets you secure your account

Facebook contains too much data about you and yours. Users share information related to their biography, occupation, date of birth, phone numbers, etc in their profiles. This info, if hacked and passed into wrong hands, can lead to identity theft. […]

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Security features in Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the new browser which Microsoft will ship with Windows 10, and is meant to replace Internet Explorer. This web browser boasts of several new security features. Let us look at some of the key security features in […]

Manage Trusted Root Certificates in Windows 10/8

In one of our earlier posts, we have seen what Root Certificates are. There may be times, when some companies or users may feel the need to manage and configure Trusted Root Certificates, so as to prevent other users in […]

DelFix: Remove disinfection tools from Windows PC

If you are a regular user of some online computer help forums, you might have faced this problem. When we run the anti-malware tools and troubleshooters suggested in these computer help forums, many associated files and log files land on […]

Password Protect Folders in Windows without using 3rd-party software

Occasionally, Windows users might feel the need to place password protection on their folders. Chances are, these folders contain sensitive information that no one else should view, no matter the reason. There are several third-party free file encryption software available […]

What are Root Certificates for Windows?

Certificates are like a confirmation that the message sent to you is original and not tampered with. Of course, there are methods to fake the confirmations like the Lenovo’s SuperFish certificate – and we’ll talk about it in a while. […]

Your Antivirus protection has expired. What next?

The discussion around anti-malware programs generates much heat than light. This makes it necessary for us to have at least some brief idea about the virus fighting software and shun any wrong notions we have about them if any. First, […]

Dangers of free public WiFi hotspots

Nowadays free Wi-Fi is available almost everywhere – in Cafe’s, Hotels, Offices – and even in the streets and general public places. Who does not get tempted to use free WiFi to check their mail and social media updates? Well, […]