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May, 2017
pc optimization

Slow computers are a common issue amongst the laptop/PC users. Rather than paying to a computer mechanic, you can try some tactics to improve the speed of your computer system. Here are top 8 tips to help you: Uninstall Non-Useful Programs Remember that photo editing software you installed 2 years back but then you started […]

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16
May, 2017
Wannacry Ransomware

Finally it’s over, the WannaCry Ransomware which affected more than 230,000 victims in 150 countries has been stopped by a 22 year old young cyber expert Marcus Hutchins by accidentally triggering a “kill switch”. As per reports of the Telegraph UK, Marcus Hutchins mentioned in his blog that he purchased a web domain for £8 […]

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15
May, 2017
WannaCry

On 12 May 2017, the WannaCry Ransomware executed its massive cyber-attack around the globe. Known by several other names such as WannaCrypt and Wanna Decryptor, this infection has believed to be spread across  230,000 computers in 150 countries. How Ransomware Virus Spreads? Ransomware is a type of malware that locks a computer data and then […]

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12
May, 2017
public wifi

A hacker can be present anywhere. And, when he’s on the same network same as yours, it is time to shield yourself with protective security measures to ensure that you don’t become the next cyber-attack victim. Well, while you surf through public WiFi hotspots, which are generally provided free by cafes, the probability of someone […]

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09
May, 2017
online banking

While online banking presents itself an extremely convenient mode for making monetary transactions, there are a number of security concerns and risks that come along with it. To minimize the risk of online banking frauds, I would like to introduce you with some really useful and effective online safety tips: Never share Credentials Your online banking […]

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05
May, 2017
suppor scams

Technical Support Scams are a common scenario these days. Cyber crooks not just send fraudulent email messages to online users but also make calls claiming to be a support member from HP, DELL or any other renowned technical support team for taking your sensitive credentials. They make use of available phone directories that include names, phone […]

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02
May, 2017
Phishing emails

Having Internet at your access makes several things easier and is such a bliss. But, what if you are checking your email and suddenly a pop-up comes from PayPal informing that there is an issue with your account? Requests you to ‘Click here’ to verify your account? Further, in the rush to fix the issue, you click on […]

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26
Apr, 2017
world password day

A password denotes the key to your online identity and privacy which is why it is always recommended to ensure complete confidentiality of your passwords. Be it the social media, online banking or shopping, you need to make sure that your accounts are sealed with strong and hard-to-guess passwords. On this world password day, i.e. […]

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20
Apr, 2017
cyberbullying

It is not that only kids become victim of Cyberbullying, even adults are not spared from becoming targets. As per a BBC news, social media sites like Facebook are often being used to abuse teachers. As per the media, a large section of the victims reported things like insulting comments, inappropriate behaviour and having photos […]

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19
Apr, 2017
Man-in-the-middle-attack

Browsing the Internet seems to be quite simple. Type a website address, hit Enter and you’re there! However, the process that happens at the backend is quite complex and is also the junction from where hackers and attackers make their way. In this post, we will be taking a sneak peek on how a man-in-the-middle-attack […]

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