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PHISHING SCAMS AND HOW NOT TO GET CAUGHT

Email phishing scams are getting more sophisticated every day, using familiar sender names and other information to lower their targets’ defenses and make them more likely to become victims. It may seem like we’ve seen it all, and then — … Continue reading

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Five Utilities for Improving your Online Privacy

There are more Hacks, leaks, and breaches that are a constant threats. As security firms patch holes new ones emerge, meaning it’s only a matter of time before your information is leaked on the web through no fault of your … Continue reading

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Outmaneuver Ransomware Threats and Keep Data Safe

Ransomware made a huge splash in 2016. There’s no denying the motivation here: Money—as in virtually untraceable, digital cryptocurrency—has made this segment of the security realm nearly unstoppable. And if it continues to grow as projected, its reach will extend … Continue reading

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Reduce Risk of Exposure to CSRF or XSRF attacks?

Cross site request forgery (CSRF or XSRF) exploits take advantage of websites’ trust in your browser. When you are logged into a website, an attacker can send a request to that site while pretending to be you—even if you’re not … Continue reading

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Phishing Campaign that Targets Gmail Users

Security Researchers have Detected a Phishing Campaign that Targets Gmail Users Internet security researchers have detected a new phishing campaign that has recently been targeting Google account users. The highly successful campaign has managed to affect even the most experienced … Continue reading

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Free anti-malware products to protect your PC

Although malware was once predicted to become extinct, it remains a constant threat. Thankfully, countless tools are available to help protect your PC against such security threats—including the popular (and free) anti-malware products on this list. 1: AVG AntiVirus Free … Continue reading

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Running legacy web apps on Windows 10

Microsoft Edge, Windows 10’s new default web browser, doesn’t support ActiveX, DirectX filters, VML vector graphics, or VBScript. But upgrading to Windows 10 doesn’t mean your organization’s legacy web apps won’t work. To ensure that Windows 10 was compatible with … Continue reading

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Free tools for managing partitions

Most modern operating systems contain built-in tools for creating, deleting, or resizing partitions. But many users find that third-party tools make these types of tasks easier, since such tools might not have the same limitations as a native partition management … Continue reading

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How to block Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft has published detailed instructions on how to stop your computer from trying to upgrade itself to Windows 10. The walkthrough will allow IT admins both to opt out of the automatic upgrade to Windows 10 and disable the Get … Continue reading

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Monitors that go beyond Task Manager

Sometimes when a Windows system becomes unresponsive, the Task Manager is often the go-to tool for figuring out the problem. But as helpful as the Task Manager can be for tracking down the offending process, a number of other tools … Continue reading

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