Posts under Security tag.

How to prevent Automatic Sign-in after installing Windows Updates

It is well evident that after installing Windows Updates, Windows may makes a system-initiated automatic restart for the computer. Now if  a Windows 8.1 system makes a restart, the last logged in user, gets automatically logged in. Thus as far as security […]

Data Execution Prevention DEP

Data Execution Prevention or DEP feature in Windows 10/8/7

Data Execution Prevention or DEP is a security feature that was introduced in Windows Vista onwards, that can help prevent damage to your computer from viruses and other security threats. DEP can help protect your computer by monitoring programs to make […]

Securing Windows XP after End Of Support April 2014

Securing Windows XP after Microsoft ends support in April 2014 is not going to be an easy job. In fact its going to be nearly impossible! StatCounter says Windows XP market share is around 19% whereas NetApplication says it is around […]

Hosts file in Windows 8

Lock, Manage, Edit Hosts File in Windows 10/8/7

The Hosts file in Windows 10/8/7, is used to map hostnames to IP addresses. This Hosts file is located deep down in the Windows folder. It is a plain text file, and the size of the original default Hosts file […]

SecPod Saner Free: Advanced Vulnerability Scanner for Windows 10/8/7

SecPod Saner is not a malware scanner or an antivirus software. It’s a vulnerability scanner which uses SecPod ANCOR, the analytics and correlation engine that provides vulnerability, malware heuristics, vulnerability remediation, endpoint visibility and software reputation service. So what does […]

block and unblock your USB port

Block and unblock USB port with Windows USB Blocker

Security, now a days, is a major topic of concern. Whether you are working on your home Windows PC or in an office, as a user you always want to work on a virus free system and prevent any unauthorized […]

Avoid Online Shopping Fraud & Holiday Season Scams

The holiday season is synonymous with festivities, cheer, and mirth. It is also that “much-awaited time of the year” when flashy discount signs lure shopaholics with their special festive promotions and offer: the beginning of the “Sale Period”. While you […]

Free Chat Encryption Software for Windows

Chatting on social networks like Facebook, Google Services is too mainstream these days but have you ever thought of your privacy and security with such services? Some of these services have overlooked your privacy, but privacy is a must and […]

Disable Private Browsing in Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox

We have see how to start Private Browsing and how it enables you to surf the web without leaving a trail. As already mentioned, Private Browsing is referred to as InPrivate Browsing in Internet Explorer, Icognito Mode in Chrome and Private […]