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The Seven Most Common Methods of Cyber Attacks
Cyber attacks, which range from stealing individual or corporate data to creating multimillion-dollar scams, are reported with increasing frequency. Cyber thieves either secretly assume control of the user's system or steal the user's credentials. Let's take a look at the seven most common ways an attacker makes his way into a system. More ...

Six Steps to Get and Keep Your Computer Running at Full Speed
Viruses are everywhere. They run ramped across the internet and your computer just might be a virtual playground for these computer bugs. But it simply does not have to be that way. There are certain measures you can take that will stop almost all viruses, trojans, spyware, adware, and worms dead in their tracks. More ...

Remove Stubborn Malware Infection With McAfee Labs Stinger
Today's malware is extremely aggressive and your regular anti-virus program may encounter a malware it can't get rid of. McAfee Labs free Stinger utility is another tool in your arsenal to detect and remove specific viruses. 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 ...

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 ...

Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is a free antivirus program created by Microsoft for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, that provides protection against viruses, spyware, rootkits, and trojans. It replaces Microsoft's subscription-based Windows Live OneCare. More ...

Remove Spyware with Spybot - Search & Destroy
How do you know if your PC is hosting spyware? The worst kind of spyware you may not have any indication it's there - a key logger that will log every keystroke you make in order to capture your passwords and credit card information. More ...

How Many Spyware Items Are Slowing Down Your Computer?
Spyware and other forms of malicious software are regularly infecting computers across the world. Most computers have no, or little, protection from software with the intent to harm. Most frightening is the frequency at which your computer is being infected without your knowledge. More ...

Top Tips To Secure Your Online PC
Most of us use a PC these days, but how many of us are really serious about securing it? Well, not most of us! They just need to get their job done sitting on the PC and hence look no further. But they do find themselves in great trouble when the PC crashes, files are corrupted, login information are stolen or attacked by viruses and malwares. More ...

A Guide to Understanding Security and Safe Windows Vista Computing
If you connect to the Internet, allow other people to use your computer, or share files with others, you should take steps to protect your computer from harm. Why? Because there are computer criminals who attack other people's computers. 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 ...

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 ...

How Hackers Crack Passwords
Password cracking is one of the most enjoyable hacks for the bad guys. These methods include using social engineering techniques. To obtain a password through social engineering, you just ask for it. More ...


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