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Why are websites hacked? How to prevent hacking?

Why are websites hacked? It’s not true that only top websites are hacked. Smaller websites and blogs are more vulnerable. This post takes a look at why websites are hacked, what to do if you blog is under Cyber Attack […]

Windows Spy Keylogger helps monitor activities on your PC

Using Keyloggers to record and monitor the keys pressed on keyboard is not something new. There are many good free keylogger software available out there and Windows Spy Keylogger is a recent entrant. Windows Spy Keylogger which helps you monitor […]

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Verify your identity on this PC – Windows 10

It is important from a security point of view that you verify your identity on your Windows 10 PC. Verifying your identity helps you protect your data. If when accessing sensitive information from this device, if Microsoft suspects fraudulent activity, […]

What is a Windows Security Identifier & how to resolve an SID

A Security Identifier (SID) is a unique value of variable length that is used to identify a security principal or security group in Windows operating systems. Well-known SIDs are a group of SIDs that identify generic users or generic groups. […]

How to secure Dropbox Account in a few steps

Dropbox is one of the many cloud services that let you store your data online. Almost all free online storage provides – including Amazon, Google, OneDrive and Dropbox – seem to focus more on your photos and encourage you to […]

Facebook Security Checkup lets you secure your account

Facebook contains too much data about you and yours. Users share information related to their biography, occupation, date of birth, phone numbers, etc in their profiles. This info, if hacked and passed into wrong hands, can lead to identity theft. […]

LinkedIn Login and Sign In Security & Privacy Tips

LinkedIn users may be aware of the recent reports, where many of the passwords were stolen from the LinkedIn servers were hacked, thereby compromising the security and privacy of its many users. The popularity of LinkedIn, as a serious social […]

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Security features in Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10

Microsoft Edge is the new browser which Microsoft will ship with Windows 10, and is meant to replace Internet Explorer. This web browser boasts of several new security features. Let us look at some of the key security features in […]

How to manage Trusted Root Certificates in Windows 10

In one of our earlier posts, we have seen what Root Certificates are. There may be times, when some companies or users may feel the need to manage and configure Trusted Root Certificates, to prevent other users in the domain […]

DelFix: Remove disinfection tools from Windows PC

If you are a regular user of some online computer help forums, you might have faced this problem. When we run the anti-malware tools and troubleshooters suggested in these computer help forums, many associated files and log files land on […]

Password Protect Folders in Windows without using 3rd-party software

Occasionally, Windows users might feel the need to place password protection on their folders. Chances are, these folders contain sensitive information that no one else should view, no matter the reason. There are several third-party free file encryption software available […]