Posts under Security category

Antimalware apps for Windows 8/10

Microsoft has partnered with several antivirus partners and antimalware app developers to develop high-quality antimalware apps on Windows 8 – some of which are now available for download. Windows Defender is installed as a feature in Windows 8/10 and is […]

Threats To Network Security

5 Lesser Known Network Security Threats

Administrators of networks and even standalone computers are always concerned about security. They try to implement plans for all the possible threats to network security that they can think of. In doing so, they often forget some of the very […]

Wi-Fi Security Tips: Precautions To Take At Public Hotspots

Coffee shops, airports, hotel lounge – you can connect to the Internet from any place that provides you a hotspot. More than helping you out, such Wi-Fi hotspots help snoopers in accessing your data. The dangers of using a public […]

Tips To Secure Windows 10/8/7 – Beginners Guide

Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 may give us the feeling of being secure. The reason is obvious. Being advanced, it incorporates the latest technology for security –  and includes many security advancements and features. However, the need for securing Windows […]

How To Avoid Phishing Scams And Attacks

Phishing Scams are those which fool you into giving out personal information by using emails, etc. We have already seen what is Phishing. In this article, I will give some tips on how to avoid Phishing attacks and scams. Avoid […]

Configure Windows Firewall in Windows 10/8/7

A firewall is a software or hardware that checks information coming from the Internet or a network, and then either blocks it or allows it to pass through to your computer, depending on your firewall settings. A firewall can help […]

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Why I prefer using WinPatrol – Review & Free Download

Windows User Account Control (UAC) allows you to set up Windows 8 for alerting you when you or any program makes certain changes to the computer. It is a very useful security feature; but more than often, it is irritating […]

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What is Rootkit? How do Rootkits work? Rootkits explained.

While it is possible to hide malware in a way that will fool even the traditional antivirus/antispyware products, most malware programs are already using rootkits to hide deep on your Windows PC … and they are getting more dangerous! The DL3 […]

Chrome first to fall at Pwn2Own – falls in first five minutes

Within 5 minutes of Pwn2Own contest commencing, Google’s claim to Chrome being un-hackable and the most secure browser was laid to rest. Researchers at the French security outfit VUPEN, said that they targeted Chrome because they wanted to show that Chrome […]

Ad-Aware Free includes real-time protection and more

You may remember Ad-Aware, one of the first and the most popular anti-spyware software at one time. Over a period of time, there were user reports that it had become bloatware and as a result of it, its popularity decreased […]

Check if rogue DNSChanger has changed your DNS settings

Domain Name System or the DNS system is an Internet service that converts domain names into numerical Internet protocol (IP) addresses. These numerical IP addresses are used by computers to connect with each other. When you type a domain name […]

PayPal Login: How to Sign up and Sign in securely

PayPal is one of the most popular and secure services which you can use to shop and sell online, and to send and receive money. Since financial transactions are involved, it is very important to learn and know how to set up […]