Posts under Security category

Windows Defender Application Guard browser extension

Windows Defender Application Guard Extension for Chrome & Firefox

Time and again we face threats of several phishing and malware attacks while browsing web. This calls for a comprehensive solution to isolate potential browser-based attacks and deal with this rising menace. Fortunately, Microsoft has come forward with protection by […]

Manually enable Retpoline

How to manually enable Retpoline on Windows 10

I am sure that you are aware of the hardware vulnerabilities Spectre and Meltdown which were revealed last year in January. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data that is being processed on the computer. Then came the Spectre […]

Turn On or Off Windows Firewall in Windows 10

How to enable or disable Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10

When you install third-party security software, Windows 10 will automatically disable the built-in Windows Firewall. In case it does not, you may want to disable this Windows Defender Firewall manually. This post will show you how to enable or disable […]

How to scan email attachments online for virus

Normally we all have an antivirus software resident on our computers to protect our data files from malware. We have been taught not to open attachments from unknown email addresses. But what if you want to get a second opinion […]

Ethical Hacking – What you need to know

As the digital world continues to advance and make rapid progress, cybercrimes do as well. Criminals, particularly cybercriminals no longer need to leave their comfort zone to commit crimes. They achieve the desired results with just a few clicks of […]

google password checkup chrome

Password Checkup from Google will secure you from data breaches

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day, Google has taken the initiative to warn the netizens if any of their login credentials have been compromised on the Internet. They are doing it with an extension made exclusively for Google Chrome called Password […]

penguin-proxy-review

PenguinProxy is a P2P network that can hide your IP address

Penguin Proxy is a Peer to Peer (P2P) network that can hide your IP address when connecting to any website. As of creating this post, the makers of PenguinProxy have built apps compatible with Windows 10, Linux, and macOS respectively. […]

Kaspersky Security Cloud Free Review

Kaspersky Security Cloud Free Review – Protect your Windows PC

Kaspersky Security Cloud (basic version) is a free Antivirus solution for Windows computers which also offers secure connection (VPN) when browsing the internet and comes with adaptive security features. While it comes with two paid offerings, in this review we […]

SysMenu.dll, The specified module could not be found

SysMenu.dll, The specified module could not be found

If when you start your Windows computer, you see a dialog box open up saying that There was a problem starting a file, then this post may help you. The file we are talking about in this post is SysMenu.dll. […]

Emsisoft Browser Security

Emsisoft Browser Security blocks malware and phishing attacks

Malware & Phishing. – These two are dangerous. While one can turn your computer unusable, the later can steal your account details along with your passwords. Emsisoft Browser Security is a new light-weight browser extension for Firefox and Chrome which can […]

Credential Stuffing Attack

What is a Credential Stuffing Attack

Look around, and you will find abundant stories of Cybercrime flooding the internet World. Attackers are finding newer ways to steal private customer data from businesses and using them for their own financial benefits. The consequences are even worse for […]

Windows Defender Security Center windows 10

Which antivirus software do you recommend for Windows PC?

Installing a good antivirus & keeping your Windows OS & your security software updated at all times helps protect your Windows computer from viruses and other security threats. While Windows Defender on Windows 10/8/7 does a great job; there are […]

Intel Microcode Boot Loader

Protect your motherboard with Intel Microcode Boot Loader

Protecting your computer is a very important task, one that requires your full attention whenever there’s a new vulnerability out in the wild. Now, you may not have known before, but your motherboard can also be affected, so what to […]