Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:12:27 +0000
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZTrojans are often used to launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against targeted systems, but just what is a DDoS attack?
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZJust as the Internet makes it easier for legitimate pursuits, it also makes it easier for scammers, con artists, and other online miscreants to carry out their virtual crimes - impacting our real life finances, security, and peace of mind. These Internet scams are constantly evolving - here are the most common today.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZStaying safe online takes more than just installing a few security programs. To protect both you and your computer, here are the habits you need to avoid.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZGetting stubborn adware and spyware off your PC can be frustrating. However, there are steps you can take to make the process easier and more effective.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZMac viruses really do exist. Fortunately, there are several excellent Mac antivirus offerings - and some are even free.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZDue to the seriousness of spyware, it is highly recommended you take the following measures to prevent it from overtaking your system.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThe best free antivirus software for Windows PCs. Here are my top picks and reviews of the best free antivirus software for Windows.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSomeone phones you claiming to be from Microsoft, or an antivirus company, or some random tech support facility. But there's a catch. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAnswers to frequently asked antivirus questions
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSome malware does more damage than others. For details, see this list of the most damaging types, including viruses, Trojans and more.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSirefef is a severe malware that can cause damage to your computer in a variety of ways. Learn about the dangers and how to prevent it.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZUnlike legitimate software, malware is installed on your computer without your consent. Here are the latest malware threats you should be aware of:
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition offers business-grade protection free for home use. And the protection literally is business-grade.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZFirefox Redirect Virus causes unwanted results by redirecting your Internet searches. Follow these steps to help you remove it.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSo-called cloud-based services like Evernote provide convenience that may come with a price: increased risk of data and identity theft. Stay secure.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZChoosing the right antivirus software to protect your system from viruses need not be a daunting tasks. Follow these tips to find antivirus software.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZFree antivirus and antispyware software for Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP. Best free antivirus software to guard against viruses, trojans, worms, and spyware.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZGoogle applications may install an update mechanism named googleupdate.exe, googleupdater.exe, or something similar. Learn the common install locations.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAntivirus software can be a powerful ally in removing most of today's malware with ease. Here's how to win against viruses and other intruders.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZUnless unique passwords are used for each site, it takes only the compromise of a single site's credentials to have a toppling domino effect..
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZA detailed explanation of malware, which includes viruses, trojan horses, logic bombs, spyware, worms, and rootkits.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZYou've been told to run antivirus software and so you do. But do you really know what antivirus software is?
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZKeyloggers may record all keystrokes, or they may be sophisticated enough to monitor for specific activity. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZIs Google Play Safe from Malware?
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZIt's a good idea to check the HOSTS file periodically. Here's how to find - and edit - the HOSTS file on Windows 7, Vista, and XP.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZDo you really need Mac antivirus software? Get the answer to that and other frequently asked questions about Mac viruses.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZComputer security need not be daunting. Here a few simply steps that will keep you computing more safely.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZLogic bombs are malware that execute in response to specific events. Learn more about logic bombs and how you can avoid this attack.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZIn the antivirus world, a signature is an algorithm or hash (a number derived from a string of text) that uniquely identifies a specific virus.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAutorun is one of those 'convenience' features in Windows that can cause more harm than good. Essentially, Following are frequently asked questions about the Autorun component, including why Autorun can be dangerous and how it can be disabled.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZLook over the following examples of phishing scams to familiarize yourself with the clever techniques used.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZA list of top antivirus software based on its virus detection abilities, features, and breadth of protection. All tests performed on Windows 7 (32-bit).
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAre friends and family complaining of receiving email you never sent? Is it malware? A hacker? Here's how to tell.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThe Windows autorun feature enables CDs to play automatically when inserted in the drive. Removable and thumb drives use the same autorun feature to load files when the drives are plugged into the USB port. Malware relies on this autorun feature to spread from thumb drive to PC. Here's how to disable the autorun feature to prevent malware from spreading.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZRemoving a Windows virus can be tricky. Here's a walk-through of what you'll need to do in order to remove malware from your computer.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZEICAR is not a virus. EICAR is a special file used to test antivirus software. Here's how to make an EICAR file to test your virus protection.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThere are several online virus scanners from which to choose and many use the same antivirus engine of their installed counterparts. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZOlder PCs and netbooks often have limited system resources available. Finding the right antivirus that won't slow down these older systems is key.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZCan a country help define a company? And can a product help explain a people? If it's Bitdefender and Romania, the answer is a fortunate yes.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThe FBI Ransomware can take your PC hostage by forcing you to pay a ransom in order to free your computer. Avoid from becoming a victim.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZIf you have an Android smartphone, it's possible you have Hidden Administrator Apps lurking inside. Here's what they and how to find and get rid of them.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZHere's how to exclude a file or folder from scanning by Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZOnce you upgrade to Internet Explorer 11, here's how to manage performance, increase speed and make sure you only get cookies and pop-ups you want.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZA list of free tools, tips, and tricks to get rid of viruses and keep them from getting back on your system.
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2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThe Life Owner / Mail Server Report hoax is yet another bogus email warning that gets fueled by confusingly worded references.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZPackage delivery and shipping scams are all too common. This simple tip will keep you from being fooled.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZHere are 3 easy steps to remove viruses and malware cleanly and efficiently in Windows systems ME, XP, 7 and Vista by disabling system restore.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZWe've all been there - you get an alert from your virus scanner warning that a particular file is infected. Sometimes the alert reappears even after you've told the antivirus scanner to remove the infection. Or maybe you just have reason to believe the virus alert may be a false positive. Here are the six things you'll want to consider to determine how to handle a virus alert.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThe systemic problem of AVG crashing Windows computers is almost an annual occurrence. Here's how to recover from an AVG crash.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZTo avoid adware & spyware, you'll want to play close attention to both the licensing agreement of free downloads and the security settings in your browser.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZBoot sector virus repair. Antivirus Software.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZInternet Explorer caches are web pages you visit and cookies coming from those pages. Keep the cache small and clear it often. Here's how.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZLike its predecessor !0000, the AAAAAAA@AAA.AAA tip is doomed to failure. Worse, it can leave you less protected than you were before.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZMake this one small tweak, and henceforth you'll be notified if a website tries to open a PDF in your browser.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZDEP can cause conflicts with legitimate programs. If this happens to you, here's how to disable DEP for specific applications.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZA boot-sector or Master Boot Record virus takes control when the computer boots up. Here's how it works.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZHere's how to clear the sensitive data stored by AutoComplete and how to disable the feature to protect yourself from compromise.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZBooting in Safe Mode on your PC prevents extraneous services and programs - including most malware - from loading at startup.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZWhile legitimate toolbars and other browser helper objects (BHOs) are fine, some aren't so legit or - at least - their presence is questionable. Learn more.
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2016-09-24T11:12:27ZMcAfee and Intel have developed a comprehensive security solution called McAfee LiveSafe. It gives you peace of mind by safeguarding all of your devices
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSality is the name of a family of viruses that infect exe and scr files. It can replicate to other drives that it finds. Here's how to get rid of it.
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2016-09-24T11:12:27ZHere's how to beef up your wireless safety by disabling automatic wireless connections.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZThis free cloud-based scanner takes all the processing off your PC, giving you a lighter, faster, and more proactive protection.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZYou should disable Windows Remote Desktop to protect your computer from unwanted remote login. Follow these instructions to learn how.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAutorun worms spread from USB/thumb drives as well as fixed and mapped drives. Here's how to remove an autorun worm.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZSetting login passwords is easy on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Just follow these step-by-step instructions.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAt the end of the day, Mac scareware is just another app and it's trivially easy to remove. Here's how.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZFirefox Redirect Virus causes unwanted results by redirecting your Internet searches. Follow these steps to help you remove the Firefox Redirect Virus.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZAntivirus software is one of the most important software programs on your PC. Make sure you know how to select and use it properly. Find out which products fared best and made the Top Picks list.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZA Trojan is a self-contained malicious program that is different from a virus but can have the same kind of effect on your computer.
2016-09-24T11:12:27ZWhen malware gets onto the system, one of the first things it may do is disable your antivirus scanner. Here's how to check if yours is working.