Posts under Security tag.

How To Setup Firefox Permission Manager For Websites

One important addition to Firefox has been inclusion of a Permission Manager for Firefox. The Permission Manager of Mozilla Firefox will allow users to define the users own settings for the websites. For example, a user can set whether a […]

What is AuditPol in Windows 10/8/7 and how to enable it

Windows 10/8/7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 include a command line tool called Audit Policy Program, AuditPol.exe, situated in the System32 folder that allows you to manage and audit policy sub-category settings in a more precise […]

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Tips for email users: Secure and protect your email account

Daily you hear about companies being hacked and users personal information such as email addresses being stolen. For most users, this means nothing but to others it means a sense of no security. These hackers then post this information for […]

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White Paper: Security in Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft has released a white paper Security in Office 365. This whitepaper provides an overview of the security practices and technology that support enterprise-grade security in Microsoft Office 365 for businesses of all sizes. Microsoft Office 365 security When allowing […]

How To Add Two Step Verification To Your Google Account

The Two step verification process is a feature of Gmail that allows you to add an extra layer of security to your email account. If you enable the two step verification, whenever you check into a Google account from a […]

7 tips to secure your Windows Phone

After computers and laptops, it is now the mobile phones and the smartphones which are expected to bear the brunt of malware attacks. You may have heard of several recent reports of Android Phones being infected by malware. Basically the […]

Announcing Zero Day: A novel by Mark Russinovich

Most of us know Mark Russinovich. For those who don’t, Mark Russinovich works at Microsoft in the Windows Azure product team as a Technical Fellow, Microsoft’s senior-most technical position. Mark earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University […]

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Windows SmartScreen filter, Download Reputation, XSS Security features

Microsoft has introduced the SmartScreen feature which has over time delivered over a billion blocks to potentially dangerous downloads. To help better protect consumers from malware in Internet Explorer, Microsoft has introduced a rating called Download Reputation. SmartScreen Application or […]