Posts under Security tag.

Customize the Password Policy in Windows 10/8/7

You might have seen on certain websites that for registering, you will have to enter a password that matches the criterion set by the website (for example a password should  be minimum 8 characters long, should contain lower and upper […]

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 […]

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Windows 7 does not detect installed antivirus software

If you have an antivirus software installed on your Windows 7, and still the Windows Security Center or Action Center does not detect it as being installed, you may want to apply this Hotfix and see if it helps you. […]

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 […]

Manage & secure your USB Drive with USB Security Utilities

USB Security Utilities is a freeware portable USB security software which will vaccinate & disinfect your USB drive. It also helps you manage files and make backups. It includes a virus scanner, file backup, suspicious file seeker, vaccine or device […]