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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 ...

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 ...

FREE Antivirus Software Avast!
Avast! Antivirus Software Free Home Edition is Vb100 and ICSA certified. This means Avast! will detect 100 percent of all known viruses. Avast! provides both file and email protection that works with any POP3/IMAP4 email client. More ...

Four Tips to Safe Web Browsing
Everybody knows the dangers that lurk on the Internet. The proliferation of scams, spyware and viruses may make you wish to cut the broadband connection and go back to writing letters by hand. The good news, though, is that with a few simple practises, you can better safeguard your computer and yourself. More ...

Computer Architecture, Software and Firmware, and the CISSP Exam
Software includes the operating system and programs or applications that are installed on a computer system. Firmware is a program or set of computer instructions stored in the physical circuitry of ROM memory. These types of programs are typically changed infrequently or not at all. More ...

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 ...

Root Kit - The Hackers Backdoor to Your Computer
A root kit is a trojan horse virus that modifies operating system code to allow it to grant itself system administrator authority and create a backdoor through which the hacker can access your system. A root kit usually installs utilities that allow the hacker to spawn a remote Shell, login, and start processes to open ports, intercept keystokes, collect data, sniff for usernames and passwords, and scan a network for vulnerabilities to exploit. More ...

Computer Technician's Guide to Biometric Security Devices
A biometric security device uses biological identifiers that are unique to individuals to allow access to a computer or other electronic device. Some unique biological identifiers are voice authentication, the iris of your eye, even face recognition. 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 ...

No Software on the Market Removes All Spyware
Spyware is software that, once it's on your system, starts spying on you in various ways. Once installed on your computer spyware will record what you do and send all the information it gathers back to a marketing company. More ...

Tips to Protect Windows Vista Operating System
Windows Vista can be considered a safe operating system but not a perfect one. In its default configuration, Vista still uncovers the possibility of leaking out the user's data to the Internet through Windows Firewall, or some bots which can change settings without letting you know. More ...

Phishing Attacks
Phishing is an attack used to steal user data, including login credentials and credit card numbers. It occurs when an attacker, masquerading as a trusted entity, dupes a victim into opening an email, instant message, or text message. More ...