List of Types of Malware

Malware is a piece of bad news wrapped up in software. That’s the long and short of it. Malicious software coded with the intent of causing harm to a user, a system, or a network is nothing new, but what’s scary is its continuing evolution into new and invisible forms of threats.To combat cyber threats […]

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How to Protect from WannaCry Ransomware

On 12th May, there was a major outbreak of ransomware called WannaCry (or WannaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r 2.0, Wanna Decryptor). It has infected 230,000 computers in 150 countries within a short span of time. Europol has described as unprecedented in scale, never heard or known in the history.Once infected, ransomware locks all the files on computer and […]

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How to Detect Keyloggers?

Do you think someone is monitoring your keystrokes?Is someone managing to get the log of the keystrokes you type remotely? If you’re concerned, you need a reliable keylogger detector to catch that.What is Keylogger?Keylogger is a type of software or hardware used to capture every keystroke input from a user’s keyboard. It then creates a […]

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What is Spyware

As the name suggests, Spyware is a type of spying software. Specifically, Spyware is a kind of malware that is deployed to keep track of activities on a computer and gather information without the user’s consent.The main motive of a spyware program is to monitor activity and send it to the developer (hacker) discreetly. It […]

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What is Browser Hijacker

A Browser Hijacker is an unwanted software program that takes over control of your browser without permission. Have you experienced unusual website redirects or annoying pop-up ads?Those are signs that your browser has been taken over by a hijacker. It modifies browser settings without user consent. Unwanted actions include: the insertion of ads or the […]

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What is Zero Day Attack?

When an unknown vulnerability in software is exploited, it is called a Zero Day Attack. It is sometimes referred as a Zero-Hour, 0-day or day-zero attack.Software developers release their product for end-users only after vigorous testing has been completed. But of course, the phrase “nothing is perfect” applies to software programs too. There are always […]

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Antivirus vs Anti-Malware

The rise of cyber-crime has made computer security confusing for most users. This article aims at providing clarification about the need of anti-malware by stating how it works differently from Antivirus software.

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Layered Security Configuration

Layered security is a crucial element for overall security and is implemented through overlapping layers providing protection at each level.The key benefits of defense in depth strategy is that it provides measures corresponding toProtectionDetection andResponseIn many scenarios, layered security strategy mitigates the potential weakness of one layer by the strength of corresponding other layers. Practically […]

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35 Ransomware Prevention Tips

What Exactly Is Ransomware?Ransomware is a real life digital villain. Computer viruses and Trojans are malicious programs which are generally referred as malware. These malicious programs have a capability of damaging computer devices in various different ways.The virus reproduces themselves and affects other programs in a computer. Viruses can be downloaded from the internet, any […]

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10 Windows 10 Privacy Issues and Fix

Since the launch of Windows 10 on July 29th 2015, one major concern has been on everyone’s mind; privacy. Windows 10 privacy takes a whole new twist since users can now login via their Microsoft account.Logging in with an Outlook/Live account, allows Microsoft to track your searches, location, websites you visit and more. This leads […]

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