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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 ...

Beware The Many Forms of Ransomware
Ransomware is a virus that silently encrypts the user's data on their computer. Once the intruder has encrypted the data, a message will appear demanding an amount of money be paid to regain access to the information. 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 ...

What is Spyware?
Spyware is a type of malware (MALicious softWARE) that can take over your computer, without your knowledge or consent. Most types of spyware gather at personal information about the user, this includes information about your surfing habits, and in extreme cases passwords to Internet bank accounts. More ...

Has Malware Turned Off Your PC's User Account Control?
The User Account Control prevents software from installing or changes being made to a PC without the user's permission. Unfortunately hackers have used Windows bugs and vulnerabilities to turn off the User Account Control. Use the steps in this article to make sure the User Account Control on your PC is not turned off. 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 ...

Flash Animations and Videos Install Viruses
Adobe Flash is a bloated computer-choking plug-in that not only slows down your computer, but may also install viruses. The information in this article will allow you to take control of Flash to speed up and protect your computer. More ...

The Windows Bootup Process
Lets take a quick look at how Windows boots up. Depending on whether the system is BIOS-based or EFI-based, the bootup process differs up to the point of passing control to the Kernel. More ...

Fundamentals of Windows Security
Today, criminals are more sophisticated, and groups have formed with significant financial backing to support the wrong doings of these groups. This information is for system administrators, cybersecurity and technology professionals, solutions architects, or anyone interested in learning how to secure their Windows-based systems. More ...

Turn On Your Browser's Phishing Filter
You click on a link in an email that takes you to your bank's website where you enter your password and account information. Unfortunately, the email and the very convincing looking webpage was a fake. Your bank account was cleaned out and your identity was stolen. More ...

Avoid the Indigestion of Cookies
You may have heard of cookies, a cute name for a tiny piece of code that is stored on your computer when you visit some websites. In most cases, cookies are harmless, but more aggresive companies use them to track who you are and where you go. This has obvious privacy concerns. More ...

Five Things You Can Do To Improve Your Company's Security
As security issues grow more and more prevalent, we CIOs need to improve our environments. Here are some quick things that can be done in short order to help improve security at your business. 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 ...