Remote access is a common tool of any IT professionals. If you ever had your computer fixed, you probably had a technician access your machine from a remote location. They can take control of your PC using software created for this specific function.
The doxxing comes from ‘dropping docs’ which is used to take revenge by dropping malicious documents. If you are like most internet users, who are unaware of doxxing, then continue reading. What is Doxxing? Doxxing is a type of cyber attack that involves searching and posting personal and identifiable information about an individual. Attacker discovers … Read more
Do you think the computer virus and worms are the same? Both disturb users by replicating themselves and destroying the data. Besides this, there are significant differences between viruses and worms.
Windows OS has a feature called SmartScreen. Rather than controlling the display setting of your screen, this feature plays a role in protecting your PC when you download a program that could be a malware threat. The filename of the SmartScreen process is called “smartscreen.exe.” When you open your Task Manager, you will most likely … Read more
Scareware is a type of malicious software which aims to deceive users into visiting malware-infested sites, downloading potentially dangerous applications, or purchasing a bogus service. It will appear as legitimate warnings from security services typically in the form of pop-ups or messages from the operating system. How Scareware Works Scareware, also known as fraudware, rely … Read more
Riskware are legitimate programs that can cause damage to your computer if exploited. Risk + Software = Riskware Malicious entities can take advantage of the weaknesses of programs to delete, copy, block, or modify data in your machine. Moreover, it can disrupt the network speed and general performance of your computer. Riskware attacks can lead … Read more