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Video - Protect Your Files with Free SafeHouseExplorer Encryption Application
SafeHouse Explorer is a file encryption application that is simple to use and is light weight so its executable can stored on a USB flash drive along with an encrypted volume, allowing you to access the encrypted files, without administrator privileges, using your password, on any PC. More ...

What is Phishing and How to Safeguard Against It
Every time you open an email you may be subject to a phishing attack. Upon opening a phishing email, which you will believe came from an authentic source such as your bank or eBay or Paypal, you will be directed to a website to enter your personal information. More ...

What is 2-Factor Authentication?
2-Factor Authentication is when you are required to use two types of identification to log into a web site or open your email. Normally the first factor is a password. More ...

Computer Architecture, Hardware domain of the CISSP Exam
This article provides a review of the Computer Architecture, Hardware domain of the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) exam. More ...

An Introduction to Forensics Data Acquisition From Android Mobile Devices
Copying a hard-drive from a desktop or laptop computer is trivial as compared to the data extraction methods needed for mobile devices. This article explains some forensic methods for mobile devices. More ...

Top Eleven Tips for Safe Computing
Probably the greatest threat to the security of your computer system is ... human behavior. A majority of the viruses, bugs, spyware, spam and other nasties can be avoided or reduced by modifying our behavior on the Internet. More ...

Don't Let a Ransomware Attack Hold Your Data Hostage
Internet cyber criminals are achieving greater success at holding peoples files hostage and forcing them to pay ransom. More ...

What is Riskware or Grayware?
Riskware are computer programs that possess features that have the potential to be dangerous. Riskware is usually classified based on its function or behavior. The following are the common types of riskware: Spyware, Adware, Hacker tools, Joke. More ...

The Complete Malware Prevention, Protection, and Removal Guide
Malware is software that's designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without your consent. Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Worms, and Trojan Horses are all Malware. This guide arms you with just about everything you need to prevent, protect, and remove Malware. More ...

PC Chassis Intrusion Detection
An unauthorized person might open a PC case to temporarily remove a hard drive to copy its contents, or to reset the system's password. Newer desktop PCs have a sensor located inside their case that detects when the case cover is removed and sends a signal to the BIOS. More ...

Top Features to Look for in Antivirus Software
With up to 100 new malware threats being discovered every 24 hours, it's absolutely crucial to buy antivirus software that can effectively identify and block malware. This guide will explain some of the most important features and functions that reliable antivirus software needs to have. More ...

Easiest Ways to Beat Ransomware
Ransomware attackers are causing real damage to the users with their malicious codes and practices. Thus in present situation users are also practicing some smart tactics to prevent ransomware threats. Here are a few steps to avert ransomware attacks. More ...