Posts under Security category

What is Microsoft’s Security Servicing Criteria for Windows?

Microsoft is a company that is committed to protecting its customers from vulnerabilities that affect its products, services, and devices. To solve most issues, the software giant tends to release a software update to get the job done, and over […]

Password Spray attack

Password Spray Attack Definition and Defending yourself

The two most common used methods to gain access to unauthorized accounts are (a) Brute Force Attack, and (b) Password Spray Attack. We have explained Brute Force Attacks earlier. This article focuses on Password Spray Attack – what it is […]

Encrypting File System EFS

Encrypting File System (EFS) on Windows 10 explained

The Encrypting File System or EFS Encryption is one of the components of the NTFS file system. It is available on a high range of Windows operating systems. It is supported on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, […]

How to block a program in Firewall of Windows 10

How to block a program in the Firewall of Windows 10

Microsoft has been adding new security features to the Windows with every update. The Windows 10 comes with superlative security features as opposed to the earlier versions of the software. Firewall settings form the crux of the security feature, however, […]

Tips for using Java securely on Windows 10

Java is a popular computing platform, but lately, Java is blamed for its security vulnerabilities. It is recommended by many to disable or completely uninstall Java. However, there are  applications and web pages that require users to run the Java […]

Windows Defender is turned off by Group Policy

Windows Defender is the default anti-virus on Windows 10. It’s good enough for most major cases. Therefore, you won’t need a third-party option unless for extreme cases which are quite rare. Not to mention, Windows Defender is not a resource […]

Windows 10 security features and capabilities

Infographic: Windows 10 security features and capabilities

Windows has evolved with time, and Windows 10 is one of the most secure systems right now, especially for Enterprise. It’s ranked highest when it comes to security capabilities highest amongst features. That said, the system needs, or rather an […]

Update and Clear TPM security processor firmware

How to Update and Clear TPM security processor firmware

If you have a TPM  enabled laptop or PC, and you are receiving a message in Windows Defender Security Center telling you that you need to update your security processor or TPM firmware, then you should update it on priority. […]